Namibian Women Out In the Cold In Mining, Other Sectors

The Mines and Energy Deputy Minister, Kornelia Shilunga has said that less than 1% of women are involved in the mining of tin, tantalum and the selling semi-precious stones. This as the Swapo Party's women's council plans to compel the government to prioritise women when allocating tenders for development projects, fishing quotas as well as housing and mining ventures.



  • Namibia:   Women Largely Observers in Mining

    New Era, 13 March 2018

    In Namibia, less than one percent of women are involved in the mining of tin and tantalum and selling semi-precious stones, mostly in Erongo and Kunene regions. Read more »

  • Namibia:   Govt Urged to Prioritise Women On Tenders

    Namibian, 12 February 2018

    The Swapo Party Women's Council (SPWC) plans to compel government to prioritise women when allocating tenders for development projects, fishing quotas as well as housing and mining… Read more »

Uranium mine in Swakopmund, Namibia.