Women bear the brunt of discrimination in mining sector, says World Bank

Report finds that mining codes globally do not contain stipulations to enhance women’s participation in artisanal and small-scale mining

05 February 2024 - 22:08 By DINEO FAKU

A 2023 World Bank report on the state of artisanal and small-scale mining has shed light on gender inequality in small-scale mining, with women occupying low-paying repetitive manual tasks, lacking access to capital and deprived of personal protective equipment...

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