Transparency International Zambia is supporting women to participate in mining consultations through environmental impact assessment processes.
This blog series explores what Transparency International Chapters are doing on the ground to strengthen community consultation processes in mining.
Information is power – it enables women and men in communities to hold decision-makers to account and ensure they consider the community’s interests.
To effectively combat corruption, supporting women’s voice and agency is critical. Women need to have a seat at the table and be part of decisions about mining projects.
For the Environmental and Social Impact Assessments to manage risks of harm from mining, it needs to be transparent and prioritise access to information.