Synthesis Report Based on Findings from Three Global Case Studies; Côte d’Ivoire, Papua New Guinea, and Peru.
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Women, Land, and Mining: Effective Strategies for Improved Global Practice
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Mining projects pose challenges and opportunities for women and men. However, women often bear an unequal burden of the negative impacts from mining projects and, when benefits are made available to local stakeholders, women often go without a share of those benefits. This report helps to show what governments, the private sector, NGOs, and communities can do to ensure that women and men share equally in the promise and costs of mining projects. This report synthesizes findings from three case studies that each show examples of strategies used by mining projects to consider gender. It identifies gaps and opportunities