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Gender and Mining Governance - Open Online Course

13 September 2021 - 10 October 2021

In this course, you will learn how to foster women’s equal engagement in mining projects and take action to eliminate gender-based violence in affected communities, and understand how investment in gender equality and women’s leadership in mining governance can lead to stable and resilient communities.

Course topics

The course will cover the following topics: 

  • Week 1: Introduction to Gender and Mining Governance
  • Week 2: Women’s Participation in Decision-Making in the Mining Sector
  • Week 3: Gender-Based Violence in the Mining Sector
  • Week 4: Investment in Gender in Mining Governance

Learning objectives

By the time the course is completed, participants will be able to:

  • Understand and evaluate the impact of mining projects on communities, with a particular emphasis on projects’ impact on women 
  • Assess the importance and benefits of women’s participation and engagement in mining projects for communities, companies and governments
  • Outline the measures you can take to effectively eliminate gender-based violence in mining operations and mining-affected communities
  • Understand how investment in gender in mining governance can lead to stable and resilient communities

Register for the course here.


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