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Report

3 Mar 2017

Author:
UN Women Tanzania & Global Affairs Canada

UN Women report on gender & extractives sector in Tanzania

"Mapping Study on Gender and Extractives Report in Mainland Tanzania"

The study maps gender-specific challenges in the extractive industry, and provides policy recommendation on how to promote women’s engagement in non-traditional employment, such as in the mining sector. It identifies barries faced by women such as sexual harassment including in artisanal mines, discrimination during employment and maternity and lack of capital to engage in artisanal mining.

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