About UsWomen in Mining in Nigeria (WIMIN)

Women in Mining in Nigeria (WIMIN) is a non-governmental organization focused on women’s advancement in the Nigerian mineral, exploration and mining sector. WIMIN carries out its programmes through research, capacity building, advocacy and campaigns built on the principles of partnership and rights-based approach. Women and youth’s rights issues are mainstreamed in our programming. It is an umbrella organization driving women empowerment and economic development processes, which tends to gender issues and women inclusion in the sector.

WIMINs focus is on addressing gender equality, governance, and policy dialogue the environment as cross-cutting issues in the mining sector.WIMIN’s worldwide acceptance is anchored on equity and protection of the most vulnerable, particularly women and children from the grievous consequences of artisanal mining.

With membership strength of about 1500, WIMIN is posed to engage in a combination of mining activities, ranging from collection, trading and financing of gemstone production to working on metallic ores and tin sheds, as well as, multi-disciplinary professional service deliveries in geology, engineering, law, accounting, insurance etc.

Our Mission

To create economic opportunities and empower women to engage in safe and sustainable mining practice in Nigeria.

Our Vision

An African mining sector where women and child’s right issues are mainstreamed in all the solid mineral value chain.

Overall Goal

To make government responsive and accountable to women in mining.

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OUR PROJECTS

MAINSTREAMING GENDER IN THE NIGERIA SOLID MINERAL SECTOR

“Mainstreaming Gender and Gender Justice in the Solid Mineral Sector” in Ebonyi and Edo States with support from Ford Foundation will thus kickstart the process of gender mainstreaming in the solid mineral sector and across all the value chain.

The project will focus on ways to better understand and address the gender dimensions of the solid mineral sector and how the sector can empower women and promote gender equality, contributing to social development and improving business.

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MAINSTREAMING GENDER AND GENDER JUSTICE IN THE NIGERIA SOLID MINERAL SECTOR

“Mainstreaming Gender and Gender Justice in the Solid Mineral Sector” in Osun, Taraba and Plateau States with support from the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) will thus kickstart the process of gender mainstreaming in the solid mineral sector and across all the value chain. In Osun, Taraba and Plateau States, the project will be implemented in Ibala Obokun LGA, Kurmi LGA and Plateau South respectively.

The project will focus on ways to better understand and address the gender dimensions of the solid mineral sector and how the sector can empower women and promote gender equality, contributing to social development and improving business

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WOMEN IN MINING TRAINING INSTITUTE (WIMTI)

This is an Online School created by Women In Mining Nigeria to Educate People on Mining .................................................

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GIRLS FOR MINING (G4M)

This is a platform designed by WIMIN to Educate young female school students on Mining.
Using a catch them young method, girls are taught the need to study Mining related courses.

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WIMIN MANAGEMENT & SECRETARIAT TEAM

ENGR JANET ADEYEMI
PRESIDENT
BARR. MRS DORIS
LEGAL ADVISER

COMMUNIQUE

WOMEN IN MINING NIGERIA IS SET TO VALIDATE RESEARCH ON GENDER JUSTICE IN EBONYI STATE

WIMIN PARTNERS FORD FOUNDATION, SMDF, TO LAUNCH GIRLS 4 MINING CLUB ON THE MARCH 8, 2022

WOMEN IN MINING (WIMIN)-OPEN SOCIETY INITIATIVE FOR WEST AFRICA (OSIWA) COLLABORATES TO CAPACITATE ARTISANAL AND SMALL-SCALE MINERS IN TARABA STATE.

WOMEN IN MINING (WIMIN)-OPEN SOCIETY INITIATIVE FOR WEST AFRICA (OSIWA) COLLABORATES TO CAPACITATE ARTISANAL AND SMALL-SCALE MINERS IN PLATEAU STATE.

WOMEN IN MINING NIGERIA IS SET TO PARTICIPATE IN THE REVIEW OF THE ECOWAS CHARTER ON GENDER MAINSTREAMING IN THE GEO-EXTRACTIVES SECTOR

WOMEN IN MINING NIGERIA TO ENGAGE STAKEHOLDERS IN A 2-DAY HIGH LEVEL POLICY DIALOGUE.

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2 + Projects

More than 10 projects have been completed by WIMIN’s

50 + Partners

We have more than 50 partners.

200 + Team
1500 + Members

OUR GALLERY

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