Women Brigthen the Mine with Their Light

Project Summary
Grantee : Miner Women Solidarity and Social Assistance Association
Purpose : Raising gender equality and rights awareness among miner women
Location : Eskişehir
Grant Amount : 121.400 TL
Project Partner : Tepebaşı Muncipality
Period : 8 July 2019 – 15 March 2020
Status : Starting
Project Year : 2019

Background

The mining sector is a male-dominated sector, where women face discrimination. There is a need to raise awareness that women can work in male-dominated sectors, and to address the needs and problems with a gender equality perspective. Meeting with other women’s organisations to build collabration, dialog and communication networks is crucial for raising awareness about the issue.

Project Goals

  • Fifty-two members of the Association will get trainings on gender equality and law, gender equality and media, gender equality and public space.
  • Occupational health and safety, protection of weist and neck trainings will be organised.
  • A workshop entitled “Problems Women Face in Workplaces and Possible Solutions” will be organised with various women’s organisations and trade associations in Eskişehir.
  • Women working in zinc and lead open mines in Balıkesir Balya will be visited and experience will be shared.
  • A short film on the working conditions in mining sector will be made.

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