Created Date Friday, 09 October 2015
Modified Date Friday, 15 January 2016
Filesize 206 Kilobytes

Mui Policy Brief 2015: A case study of Gender Dimensions and Implications on Coal Mining in Mui Basin, Kitui County.

The recent large-scale discovery of valuable extractive resources oil, gas and minerals in Eastern and Southern Africa presents great potential for shared economic growth and could drastically reduce poverty levels in these countries. The oil, gas and mineral value chains have important opportunities and considerations for women'€™s engagement, which are currently not being fully realized.

Created Date Friday, 09 October 2015
Modified Date Friday, 15 January 2016
Filesize 6.98 Megabytes

Mainstreaming Gender in HIV and AIDS responses in the extractive industries sector

UN WOMEN’s Regional Office for Eastern and Southern Africa has a new and expanding program on gender and the extractive industries. Working collaboratively with industry, government and civil society partners, this program seeks to add new knowledge and practices to the enable the oil, gas and mining industries to fulfill their potential to meaningfully contribute to positive and inclusive development outcomes for men and women in the region. As part of this program UN WOMEN have an ongoing initiative examining the gender dimensions of HIV and AIDS as they intersect with the extractive industries. This initiative has involved desk research and consultations with industry representatives, and has resulted in a two-part publication.

Created Date Monday, 21 September 2015
Modified Date Friday, 15 January 2016
Filesize 634 Kilobytes

Womens Capacity in Peace building A Case of Marsabit County in Northern Kenya

Like in many parts of Africa, women’s participation in peace building in Marsabit County, Northern Kenya has been reportedly low. Although a lot has been said on their need to participate, scanty research has been done to establish whether the women have the required capacity to contribute meaningfully. The overall aim of this research was to establish the women’s capacity in peace building and the extent to which it influenced their participation.

Created Date Monday, 21 September 2015
Modified Date Friday, 15 January 2016
Filesize 678 Kilobytes

Women Natural Resources Management and Peace building in Turkana County

The subject of natural resources management and its relationship with peacebuilding and the role of women has received heightened attention in the last decade. Following the UN organizations survey of current global situation in 2013, organizations were encouraged to undertake specific studies in their regions. UN Women- Kenya and IPSTC focused on Turkana County.

The study has explored women participation in natural resources management (NRM) and peacebuilding (PB) as they seek to meet livelihoods for their families and communities. The position of women among the pastoralists has been well explored exposing their marginalization in land, livestock, pasture, resources governance and ownership. This situation also prevails in planning and implementation of PB activities.

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