Impacts of Mining: Gendered Impacts

Impacts of Mining: Gendered Impacts

  • Written on: 08 April 2016
  • Posted under: Videos

This video, by KAIROS Canada, explores some of the gendered impacts of mining and extractivism. It can undermine women’s positions, health and safety, bringing community and family breakdown – whilst skyrocketing the income inequality between men and women....

Antofagasta Mining Region Reflects Chile’s Inequality

Antofagasta Mining Region Reflects Chile’s Inequality

Originally published by Inter Press Service on 11/09/15.   Photo: Marianela Jarroud/IPS The inhabitants of the northern Chilean mining region of Antofagasta have the highest per capita income in the country. But some 4,000 local families continue to live in slums – a reflection of one of the most marked situations of...