Corpus ID: 56000875

Women and Artisanal Mining: Gender Roles and the Road Ahead

@inproceedings{Hinton2003WomenAA,
  title={Women and Artisanal Mining: Gender Roles and the Road Ahead},
  author={J. Hinton and M. Veiga and C. Beinhoff},
  year={2003}
}
A hot, dry wind envelopes a statuesque woman as she kneels over wind-sifted trays of tinbearing pulverized ore in Uis, Namibia. In Bolivia, a nine-year old girl scrambles down a steep pit wall yet again to refill her bucket of metal-rich sand. And yet another woman stokes the fire in her wood burning stove in the Philippines, releasing the mercury from dore in a poorly ventilated kitchen; the thick black soot coating the kitchen wall contains more than 15% mercury. Up to her knees in muddy… Expand
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