Introductory Meeting held to create a Gender Policy Making in Mining Sector - Ministry of Mines and Petroleum

Introductory Meeting held to create a Gender Policy Making in Mining Sector

In preparation for the gender policy structure in the Mines Sector, a preparatory meeting was held and chaired by Mrs. Ghezall Habibiyar financial and administrative deputy MoMP.

In this meeting Mr. Fitcher, general manager of G.I.Z in Afghanistan, head of the consulting and research center Aamuelm Hall, and Wazhma Ghani Gender Expert Directorate participated and discussed on gender-based policy that identifies the role of women in mine development.

 

Besides to the necessity of creating a gender policy in the mines sector, this policy clarifies the status of women in terms of mining, barriers to women's participation in mines development, and providing redeployment opportunities for displaced people in the Mining Sector. ”Said: Ghezal Habibyar Financial and Administrative deputy of MoMP.

At the end of this meeting the participants talked and clarified  about women empowerment by raising awareness and hiring women in high positions of government departments.