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Reserve 15% of mining concessions for females - Women in Mining urges gov’t

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The president of Women in Mining Ghana, Georgette Sakyi-Addo has called on government to reserve 15 per cent of mining concession for female small scale mine owners.

She said these jobs will allow women in the communities to earn regular income and also ensure that the pipeline of ladies studying mining related courses would be assured of employment.

 

She was speaking at a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) forum held in Accra.

The forum was under the theme: “Promoting Sustainability Mining for Sustainable development in Ghana, organized by the Canada High Commission to Ghana in collaboration with CSR Foundation.