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Mining Male Allies

The role of male allies as a conduit to unlocking women empowerment in the mining industry

According to the Minerals Council of South Africa, South Africa has amongst the highest rates of Gender Based Violence (GBV) in the world with a five times higher rate of femicide than the global average. 

Touted as an industry that still remains male dominated and where men often play the role of gate keeper, there is enormous opportunity to re-author the narrative around the important role that men can play in empowering women in the mining industry.

This report looks at the practical steps, key principles and signature traits that organisations and their leadership need to employ to ensure a safe and inclusive workplace.

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