Research from Central and East Africa shows that, despite facing engrained gender barriers, women are important participants in the economic activity surrounding artisanal and small-scale mining, and some are forging new economic pathways.
StoryECONOMICS Development HEALTH Gender WOMEN'S EMPLOYMENT DAY CARE CENTRES
Balancing childcare and income generation is a problem faced by mothers around the world.RegionKenyaSouth of Sahara
StoryDevelopment NATURAL RESOURCES WOMEN AND DEVELOPMENT ARTISINAL AND SMALL SCALE GOLD MINING (ASGM)
Nakacho was one of just a handful of women at this artisanal mining site who had managed to break away from the roles generally ascribed to her gender to become a part-owner of a mine shaft.RegionUgandaSouth of Sahara
This project will provide empirical evidence on the constraints and opportunities for women's economic empowerment in artisanal and small scale mining (ASM), and on the impact of regulatory reforms.