Civil society calls for inclusion of gender provisions in the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Standard
The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) board will meet from 26 February 2019 to 28 February 2019 in Kyiv, Ukraine. On the agenda is a review of the EITI Standard, which outlines the requirements applicable to countries implementing the EITI. Civil society board members have proposed including new gender requirements, in the hopes of improving the experiences of women in the extractives sector. In this story, discover civil society's calls for gender disclosure in the EITI Standard, and Publish What You Pay's findings from a pilot project looking at gender and transparency in the extractives sector in West Africa.