1. Relevant Resources / Les ressources pertinentes
    1. Facebook Group
    2. Blog Posts
    3.  YouTube videos
    4. Project Reports
    5. Media or Public Commentary on the Project
    6. External Links and Reports

Relevant Resources / Les ressources pertinentes

Facebook Group
Blog Posts

YouTube Videos
Project Reports
Media or Public Commentary on the Project
External Links and Reports

Facebook Group

Join our Facebook group, Gender and Mining in Africa, in which members send out information concerning gender and mining in Africa.

Blog Posts

Posts by Sarah Katz-Lavigne (PhD candidate, NPSIA, Carleton)**.

*  Reflection on the Kampala Workshop (June 29-July 4, 2015)
*  Women and Artisanal Mining (Migori County, Kenya; July 2015)
*  Thoughts on Trauma (August 2015)
*  Gender in Artisanal Mining – A Complicated Picture
The Dynamism of ASM and Gender in Kenya: Final Reflections

**Thanks to the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Insight grant for supporting the research of Sarah Katz-Lavigne as part of the Statebuilding and Women’s livelihoods in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining research project

 YouTube videos

  1. Videos done by project partner, IMPACT (2017)
    Together with Canada’s Carleton University and Uganda’s Development Research and Social Policy Analysis Centre, IMPACT is exploring women’s livelihoods in the artisanal mining of 3Ts (tin, tantalum, tungsten) and gold within the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, and Uganda. Our collective goal is to improve opportunities for women in the mining sector: https://impacttransform.org/en/meet-josephine-and-zawadi-women-artisanal-miners-in-democratic-republic-of-congo/a) “Meet Josephine & Zawadi: Women Artisanal Miners in Democratic Republic of Congo” (Video – KiSwahili with English subtitles)


b) << Voici Josephine et Zawadi : deux femmes minières de la République démocratique du Congo >> (une vidéo – KiSwahili avec les sous-titres français)

c) << Le Sud-Kivu – une femme twangeuse et négociante >> (une vidéo – KiSwahili avec les sous-titres français)

2. Reflections on “Uncovering women’s experiences in artisanal and small-scale mining in Central and East Africa” project: Researchers and a Gender Focal Point (Kampala, July, 2015) / Réflexion sur le projet “Les femmes et l’exploitation minière artisanale et à petite échelle en Afrique centrale et en Afrique de l’Est ” : des chercheurs et un point focal genre  (Kampala, juillet 2015)

a) Interview with Aline Nkundibiza of WIAMO, Rwanda

b) Interview with Joy Zawedde of the Development Research and Social Policy Analysis Centre (DRASPAC)

c) Entrevue avec Zacharie Bulakali de RIO, République démocratique du Congo


d) Entrevue avec Matthieu Mamiki Ke’Bongo Bongo d’ARED, République démocratique du Congo

e) Interview with Yvette Djumani Asha, Gender Focal Point from Some mining site, DRC (in KiSwahili)**

**Written translation of Yvette Diumanni Asha Interview from Kiswahili to English by Decky Kipuka Kabongi)

This work was carried out with financial support under the Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women (GrOW) initiative. GrOW is a multi-funder partnership with the UK Government’s Department for International Development, the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and the International Development Research Centre, Canada.

3) IDRC photostory

4) IDRC video from the project

Project Reports

1) Project methodological reports
Report on Kampala Methodology Workshop (29 June – 3 July, 2015)
* Methodological Notes from the Kampala Workshop (29 June – 3 July 2015)
Notes from The Field: Use of mixed methods research on Women’s Livelihoods in Artisanal Mining in Uganda, DRC and Rwanda (December 2017)

2) Key Findings & Recommendations/ Les constats et les recommandations

i) Democratic Republic of Congo

* Les constatsL’autonomisation: Un aperçu des défis et des possibilités

* Recommendations to address challenges and increase opportunities for empowerment

* Recommandations pour faire face aux défis et favoriser les opportunités d’autonomisation

ii) Rwanda

* Key Findings, A snapshot of challenges and opportunities for empowerment

* Les constatsL’autonomisation: Un aperçu des défis et des possibilités

* Recommendations to address challenges and increase opportunities for empowerment 

* Recommandations pour faire face aux défis et favoriser les opportunités d’autonomisation 

iii) Uganda

Key Findings, A snapshot of challenges and opportunities for empowerment

* Recommendations to address challenges and increase opportunities for empowerment 

* Recommandations pour relever les défis et accroître les occasions d’autonomisation

3) Publications

* GrOW Working Paper series (GWP-2017-02), Gender and artisanal and small-scale mining in Central and East Africa – Barriers and Benefits

* GrOW Policy Brief (2017), Empowering women in artisanal and small-scale mining in Central and East Africa

Media or Public Commentary on the Project

External Links and Reports

The Carleton University Research Team on Women and Artisanal and Small Scale Mining in Africa is not responsible for the views expressed by authors in reports and materials published on its web page.

L’équipe de recherche de l’Université Carleton sur les femmes et l’exploitation minière artisanale et à petite échelle en Afrique centrale n’est pas du tout responsable des points de vue exprimés dans les rapports publiés par d’autres organisations et mis en ligne sur son site Internet.

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