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  • Jamaicans encouraged to invest in limestone mining

    Dec 24, 2019It, therefore, means that the equipment that is needed has to be in place and operating efficiently," he said. We want to hear from you! Send us a message on WhatsApp at 1-876-499-0169, email us at editorsgleanerjm or onlinefeedbackgleanerjm . Jamaicans encouraged to invest in limestone mining. Reid, Pinnock application for

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  • Support for REDD+ readiness in Jamaica

    Jamaica is currently engaged in the first of three REDD+ phases, the 'readiness' phase. This will build capacity towards a National Forest Monitoring System (NFMS), Forest Reference Emissions Level (FREL) and Safeguard Information System such that Jamaica can qualify for 'implementation' (phase two) and 'payments-for-results' (phase three).

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  • Mining an Important Player in the Economy

    Jun 06, 2020Story Highlights. Transport and Mining Minister, Hon. Robert Montague, says that mining continues to play an important role in the country's economic growth and development. He noted that gross domestic product (GDP) for the July to September 2018 quarter grew by 1.8 per cent, bolstered by significant improvement in mining and quarrying.

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  • One in four women in Jamaica experience intimate partner

    Jun 26, 2018One in four women in Jamaica experience intimate partner violence, reveals the first national survey Date: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 The results of the first national survey on gender-based violence in Jamaica shows a high prevalence rate of 27.8 per cent, with more than 1 in every 4 women in Jamaica experiencing intimate partner violence in their

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  • Racism: Alive and well in Jamaica

    Jul 07, 2020Racism and Jamaica. The colonial situation in Jamaica is infused with the deceptive uses of symbols to create and legitimise myths degrading indigenous peoples, and

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  • LGBT Rights in Jamaica

    LGBT Rights in Jamaica: homosexuality, gay marriage, gay adoption, serving in the military, sexual orientation discrimination protection, changing legal gender, donating blood, age of consent, and more.

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  • Sound the Abeng: At The Brink of an Environmental Misstep

    Nov 13, 2017Bauxite mining is not new to Jamaica. Jamaica is the one of the world's top ten bauxite producers. But the concern with protecting the Cockpit Country's unique biodiversity highlights the tension between touted economic development and environmental stewardship and protection of finite and indigenous natural resources. Since 2013, public

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  • (PDF) Research Thesis on Effects Of Gender Based Violence

    Background: A recent global review of 50 population-based studies carried out in 36 countries indicates that between 10 and 60% of women who have ever been married or partnered have experienced at least one incident of physical violence from a

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  • Latest Breaking News in Jamaica

    Jul 24, 2021Sunday, June 27, 2021 11:36 am. KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica recorded 41 new cases of the COVID-19 on Saturday, pushing the country's confirmed cases since the virus outbreak in March to 50,005

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  • Jamaica

    Jamaica By Veront Satchell, Africana, 1999 Overwork in the mines and fields, combined with contact with European diseases, resulted in the annihilation of Jamaica's indigenous population by the mid-1600s. Employment policies were revised (for instance, mandating equal pay for equal work, irrespective of gender), with the result that

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  • The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries

    The Jamaica Dairy Development Board (JDDB) in partnership with Island Dairies Ltd handed over 300 50-lb bags of silage to the St Elizabeth Dairy Development Co-operative. The handover is in keeping with the JDDB's mission to provide farmers with improved access to nutritious feed material for dairy cattle in

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  • Senator Duncan

    Mar 07, 2014Senator Duncan-Price motion for gender quotas in Parliament. "When women and men lead together, decisions better reflect and respond to the diverse needs of society. Countries and companies with higher levels of gender equality have higher levels of growth and performance.". This quote by Michelle Bachelet, United Nations Women, Executive

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  • Gender inequality runs deep in mining

    Jun 22, 2020Gender inequality runs deep in mining. Gender equality is clearly a challenge for the mining industry. In mining companies and mining-affected communities, women are most often at a disadvantage compared to their male counterparts. Companies' gender-biased policies and practices, such as recruitment processes that discriminate against

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  • Webinar

    Jan 11, 2021Webinar - Gender Equality in Artisanal Mining: Beyond Good Intentions. Women make up 30% of the world's artisanal mining workforce. Even though governments, donors, NGOs, and the private sector have made pledges to promote women's participation in the sector, many well-intentioned projects and policies fail to analyze the negative affects

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  • Women in Male

    Aug 06, 2015Occupational Segregation Contributes to the Gender Pay Gap 16. Women and men remain concentrated in different jobs and fields, a trend known as occupational segregation. 17 In Europe, occupational segregation has improved very little since 2005. 18 In the United States, male-dominated occupations generally pay more than -dominated occupations. 19 26 out of the 30

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  • Double Identity in Jamaica Kincaid's Lucy

    Jamaica Kincaid's Lucy T he novel Lucy by Jamaica Kincaid fo-cuses on the eponymous protagonist and how she is a product of double identity. Lucy is analyzed as a foreigner/immigrant from the Caribbean as well as a woman of color within the United States. Although migrants and immigrants are generally understood to

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  • Recommendations for the Mining Sector

    opportunities of large-scale mining operations and often disproportionately suffer from the negative impacts of the industry. For the mining industry to become a vehicle of inclusive economic growth, gender considerations and women's economic empowerment must be integrated into every phase of mining projects. It is also essential that companies

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  • New Film: Women Ensure Sierra Leone's Government

    Jul 28, 2021They often suffer high levels of poverty, gender-based violence and exclusion from key decision-making processes. In recent years, the government of Sierra Leone has enacted several laws, policies and provisions to address gender inequality in the extractive sector, most notably through the revision of the Mines and Minerals Act (2009).

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  • MINISTRY OF ABOUR AND SOCIAL SECURITY

    Jun 04, 2010Departments, such as the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Transport and Mining, the MLSS/OSHD monitors implementation of the OSHA. Further, the MLSS may certify select persons as "competent" to conduct inspections. Level 3 inspections will be conducted by MLSS' Inspectors as well as Officers from the Ministry of Mining.

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  • Gender Impact Assessments in Mining Report

    strategic gender interests (to achieve greater equality in private and public spheres), as well as men's needs and interests; and • involve women and men in project assessment, decision-making and planning. This guide advises mining, oil and gas companies on how they, or their consultants, can undertake a gender impact assessment. It:

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  • Home Page

    International Women in Mining and IWiM are business names of International Women in Mining C.I.C., a community interest company registered in England and Wales under number 06152111 at 49 Station Road, Polegate, East Sussex, BN26 6EA, UK VAT registration number GB 377 8509 43

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  • Mining Law 2021

    Oct 09, 2020Zimbabwe: Mining Laws and Regulations 2021. ICLG - Mining Laws and Regulations - Zimbabwe covers common issues in mining laws and regulations – including the acquisition of rights, ownership requirements and restrictions, processing, transfer and encumbrance, environmental aspects, native title and land rights – in 15 jurisdictions.

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  • Gender Equality and Women's Economic Empowerment in Jamaica

    Jul 09, 2017Private sector business managers in Jamaica are leading on UN Women MCO Caribbean efforts to promote gender equality in business. A recent consultation on the Women's Empowerment Principles (WEPs) looked at practical ways in which businesses can use the WEPs to implement gender responsive policies and programmes. Ensuring the inclusion of women's talents, skills, experience

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  • International Labour Organization

    Table 1. Jamaican scores for components of the Gender Gap Index, 2006 and 2016 4 Table 2. Key goals for gender and labour in Jamaica's National Policy for 23 Gender Equality Table 3. distribution by position in fourteen trade unions in Jamaica, 2011 27 Table 4. NGOs and non-state bodies furthering gender equality 30 Table 5.

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  • Sector Plans

    Goal 4: Jamaica has a healthy natural environment Medium Term Socio-Economic Policy Framework The Plan is being implemented in 3-yearly phases through the Medium Term Socio-Economic Policy Framework (MTF)

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  • Appendix 2: Environmental and Social Impacts of Mining

    mining wastes (e.g., cyanide-laced tailings) more difficult. Arid Environments Water scarcity is the primary constraint in arid environments. Vegetation is limited, but biodiversity is high among insects, rodents, and other invertebrates, especially in semi-arid regions. The main impact of mining and oil development on these ecosystems is the

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  • 9 Exchanges to Buy Crypto Bitcoin in Jamaica (2021)

    May 29, 2021Caribbean nations - Jamaica included - import most of their oil (nearly all of it), which means they pay top dollar for electricity. Keeping electricity costs as low as possible is crucial for mining profitability, as electricity is your main overhead, eating away at your profits. $0.39 is nearly eight times higher than the cost of electricity

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  • The gender gap in extractive dependent countries

    Jul 28, 2015In countries with low dependence on extractives, the numbers are almost twice as high at 16.9%, 17.9% and 32.7%, respectively. In high extractive dependent countries, the average unemployment rate for women is 15% and 8% for men. In the low extractive dependent countries, there is parity in a bad outcome; the unemployment rates are 8% for women

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  • Zimbabwe: Gender Commission Calls for Mining Reforms

    Jul 21, 2021Women inclusion in the mining sector value chain hinges on legal reforms to promote decent work, equality, and gender mainstreaming, says the Zimbabwe Gender Commission.

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  • Impacts of Mining

    The potential benefits that mining brings to a community can be undermined if secrecy surrounds the payment of mining taxes to the government or the benefits shared at the local level. The gendered impacts of mining. Our work shows that the impacts of mining are not gender neutral. Women often experience the negative impacts of mining more than

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  • Culture of Jamaica

    Caribbean Cultural Identity: The Case of Jamaica, 1979. Olwig, Karen Fog. Caribbean Family Land: A Modern Commons. Plantation Society in the Americas, 4 (2 and 3): 135–158, 1997. Rouse, Irving. The Tainos: Rise and Decline of the People Who Greeted Columbus, 1992. Senior, Olive. A–Z of Jamaica

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  • Issue 3 – 2009 CARIBBEAN SEXUALITY: MAPPING THE FIELD

    autonomous from gender, and begin to map the contours of a specific area that can be hotels, mining camps, and so on, as well as exotic dancing, stripping, and escorting.5 ii) "Romance" with tourists, or "tourist-oriented prostitution". Here Caribbean men and women are engaged in sexual-economic/material exchanges with vacationers

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