Women in Mining in Nigeria (WIMIN) is a non-governmental organization focused on women’s advancement in the Nigerian mineral, exploration and mining sector. WIMIN carries out its programmes through research, capacity building, advocacy and campaigns built on the principles of partnership and rights-based approach. Women and youth’s rights issues are mainstreamed in our programming. It is an umbrella organization driving women empowerment and economic development processes, which tends to gender issues and women inclusion in the sector.
WIMINs focus is on addressing gender equality, governance, and policy dialogue as cross-cutting issues in the mining sector. WIMIN’s worldwide acceptance is anchored on equity and protection of the most vulnerable groups, particularly women and children from the grievous consequences of artisanal mining.
With membership strength of about 1500, WIMIN is posed to engage in a combination of mining activities, ranging from collection, trading and financing of gemstone production to working on metallic ores and tin sheds, as well as, multi-disciplinary professional service deliveries in geology, engineering, law, accounting, insurance etc.
“Mainstreaming Gender and Gender Justice in the Solid Mineral Sector” in Ebonyi and Edo States with support from Ford Foundation will thus kickstart the process of gender mainstreaming in the solid mineral sector and across all the value chain.
The project will focus on ways to better understand and address the gender dimensions of the solid mineral sector and how the sector can empower women and promote gender equality, contributing to social development and improving business.Read More
“Mainstreaming Gender and Gender Justice in the Solid Mineral Sector” in Osun, Taraba and Plateau States with support from the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) will thus kickstart the process of gender mainstreaming in the solid mineral sector and across all the value chain. In Osun, Taraba and Plateau States, the project will be implemented in Ibala Obokun LGA, Kurmi LGA and Plateau South respectively.
The project will focus on ways to better understand and address the gender dimensions of the solid mineral sector and how the sector can empower women and promote gender equality, contributing to social development and improving businessRead More
This is an Online School created by Women In Mining Nigeria to Educate People on Mining .................................................MORE ABOUT WIMTI
This is a platform designed by WIMIN to Educate young female school students on Mining.
Using a catch them young method, girls are taught the need to study Mining related courses.
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More than 10 projects have been completed by WIMIN’s
We have more than 50 partners.