TITLE

Gender issues in mining: Complications are high away from mainstream operations

AUTHOR(S)
Kogel, Jessica Elzea
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
Mining Engineering;Jan2014, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents insights from the author on the complications of gender issues in mining that are far away from mainstream operations. It enumerates a set of broader gender-related issues that are described as complex and sometimes contradictory, such as the involvement of women in small-scale mining (ASM). It examines the risks associated with ASM. It also encourages mining companies to adopt responsible business practices.
ACCESSION #
93686633

 

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