Relevant Resources / Les ressources pertinentes

Jennifer Nantongo uses mercury and a basin to separate gold from sand for a customer in a pool at a mining site in central Uganda. She says working at the mine can be tough, but it has enabled her to pay for her children’s school fees, along with other items including a new roof for her home.

Additional Resources for Current Projects

Project 1: Women’s Empowerment, Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in “Conflict Commodities” 

This project examines women’s livelihoods in the artisanal mining of tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold (3TGs), in three countries in Africa’s Great Lakes Region: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda and Uganda. Additional resource include interviews, blog posts from researchers, and publications 

Project 2: Statebuilding and Women’s Livelihoods in Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining

This project examines women’s livelihoods in artisanal and small-scale mining of gold in three countries at different stages of reforming their mining sectors: Kenya, Mozambique and Sierra Leone. Additional resources include publications, country briefs, and upcoming research 

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.