Machinery hindering women miners

Originally published in The Daily Mail – September 2016. MWAPE MWENYA, Lusaka LACK of machinery has continued to be a hindrance to production and business competition for Zambian women in mining, says Gramiraj Investments Limited proprietor Mary Lubemba. Ms Lubemba said in an interview that lack of machines is prompting women miners to trade in […]

The untapped resource that could replace the mining boom: Women

Lean In, says Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg to women. And now economists agree. IT SOUNDS like a solution too simple to be true, but economists say our greatest untapped resource might just be women. If barriers like childcare were addressed, the number of women heading back to paid work could fill the gap left by […]