WIMIN’s objective is in line with the global objectives of other Women in Mining Chapters which is to ensure that gender mainstreaming in the mining sector in Nigeria is attained since it is traditionally viewed as an exclusive profession for men. We promote mining operations in accordance to environmental guidelines for sustainable mining. We work to promote and progress the employment, retention and professional development of women through advocacy while demonstrating the value of women who are often left out in all negotiations relating to mining. Women in ASM are encouraged to engage in agricultural activities since agriculture is seasonal
The organization has on its board reputable Nigerians representing the various strata of society. In addition to providing valuable education benefits, WIMIN offers members the opportunity to become acquainted and work with others involved in the mining industry both locally and internationally to acquire new personal and professional contacts. WIMIN has a long list of network within the mining industry and also affiliated with the Miners Association of Nigeria for effective synergy.
We support grassroots initiatives in the realm of personal and professional development, while providing a national voice within the global minerals and mining community.
WIMIN Mission is to be a dependable and trusted ally of women in the industry by contributing to their growth, competence and optimum development through initiatives that promotes gender mainstreaming. It is the Mission of WIMIN through cooperation with other successful international chapters ensure that Nigeria local chapter evolve into a strong mining destination
To organise that WIMIN becomes a formidable organisation, with the necessary knowledge needed to operate in the industry.
To remove the historical biased concept on women as it pertains to mining related activities, and ensure that women who are interested find fulfilment in their jobs.
That more women are attracted to invest in the mining sector. (Value chain development)