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Examining Gender Equity Research in Ghanaian Mines:A Meta–Analytical Approach

Kilu, Rufai Haruna; Andersson, Eira; Sanda, Mohammed-Aminu;
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  • Published: 01 Jul 2014
  • Publisher: University of Ghana Business School (UGBS)
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Gender-oriented persons constitute majority of the Ghanaian population yet underrepresented in mining exploration, underground mining and mineral processing. In Ghana, the 2010 population and housing census figures on gender participation proportion in mining stood at 0.6% for females as compared to 2.0% for males. The purpose of this study is to create understanding on the politics of employing gender oriented persons in mine work, as well as identifying the organizational and socio-cultural challenges facing them. The study employed a meta-analysis technique for data collection. The results showed that some mining companies advertised their mining jobs openly ...
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free text keywords: /dk/atira/pure/core/keywords/InterdisciplinaryResearchAreas/Gender, Gender, Gender oriented persons, /dk/atira/pure/core/keywords/SocialSciences/SocialSciences/Sociology, Sociology, Socio-cultural barrier, /dk/atira/pure/core/keywords/Technology/IndustrialEngineeringAndEconomy/ManufacturingEngineeringAndWorkSciences/WorkSciencesAndErgonomics, Work sciences and ergonomics, Ghanaian mines
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