Discovery upgrades Boseto by 50%_Mmegi

Date: July 12, 2010
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Name of the article: Discovery upgrades Boseto by 50%

Name of publication: Mmegi Newspaper

Date: 26 May 2010

Country: Botswana

Skills: Captions

Genre: Images

Description of article:

This is an article about Botswana stock exchange upgrade of Boseto Copper mine by 50%. The mine is about to be open in Maun.

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Illustrate lack of gender balance in sources, the Managing Director is a man and the machine for the project is operated by a man as well.

Trainer’s notes:

The article perpetuates stereotypes that certain jobs are meant for men only. There is lack of gender balance in sources.

Discussion Questions:

· How many women are employed by the mine?

· Which positions do they hold?

· How do women perform at their job?

· What are the job requirements for working in a mine?

Training Exercises:

1. Monitor the employment requirements in mines.

2. The working conditions in mines have to be monitored as well.

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