Resources Type: Academic paper

Artisanal mining, conflict and sexual violence in Eastern DRC

Academic paper aiming to fill the gap on the links between mining, conflict and sexual violence by exploring how the artisanal and small-scale mining and sexual violence are related in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Results indicate that women living in close proximity to ASM are indeed more likely to experience sexual violence by partners and others.

Negotiating Gender: Experience from Western Australian Mining Industry

Academic article on the negative impacts of the mining industry in Western Australia. Authors argue that mining areas have become men’s towns with little opportunities for women and local younger generations. A gender analysis based on ecofeminism and feminist political economy reveals the urgent need for the mining industry to transform itself in order to meet sustainability imperatives.

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