What is WIME
WIME is a strategic hub that aims to initiate a partnership with companies, government and other relevant stakeholders through education and knowledge management to benefit advocacy effort on gender in mining and energy sector.
“Gender mainstreaming is matter due to:”
The corresponding knowledge that is needed to mainstream gender is not institutionalised amongst ministers and stakeholders.
Most organizations work in a “silo” approach. This hinders knowledge or lesson learnt transfer between entities and collaboration efforts
Gender equality is a complex issue and to address this it requires a partnership across sectors to better understand gender-responsive interventions or standards
Although the education sectors especially the STEM field of study demonstrates an almost gender balance at enrolment, only a fraction of women are recruited into the mining and energy sector.