Reducing mercury’s risks among women miners in Zimbabwe

March 28, 2019

Women in Zimbabwe are slowly joining the mining sector, as it is among the best paying jobs where options are few. Pact provides training and education to women miners in Midlands and Matabeleland South provinces on financial literacy, improved mining methods and the severe health risks associated with using mercury in gold mining -- all in an effort to improve their lives and livelihoods. Learn more about Pact's work with mining communities around the globe at