We are the network that brings together and empowers women miners of the small mining industry, making them agents of change and leaders of their communities. We open discussion hand in hand with the civil society and the media to raise awareness of our initiatives. We aim to generate a value chain free of violence to improve our communities' and children's quality of life, just like ours.
We also work to raise awareness of their demands, progress, suggestions, and knowledge to develop sustainable actions.
WHAT DO WE DO?
We empower women miners to enforce their rights.
WHAT IS OUR VISION?
We seek the National Network of Women in Mining to represent and bring together women from the small artisanal mining industry in Latin America.
The importance of women miners in the development of Bolivia
Women miners are an essential economic arm across the world. However, in Bolivia and Latin America at large, they have remained invisible over the years, becoming a vulnerable group.
In this context, the NNWM managed to bring together the Bolivian women miners and gather their demands and needs. Our main achievements over the years: