Mining Industry and Children’s Rights: Country level research of mining sector impacts on Children's rights in Colombia, Brazil, Tanzania, Madagascar and RD Congo

Africa, LAC
March-May 2014

The aim of this project was to conduct an in-depth research on the impact of the mining activities on Children’s Rights in specific regions of five countries: Colombia, Brazil, Tanzania, Madagascar and RD Congo. The research focused on two main areas:

  • The extent to which the State is protecting children’s rights pertinent to the mining sector at both the national/local levels
  • Impacts of the mining industry at the national/local level on children.

Services provided

Mapping of relevant stakeholders and rightsholders at the national and local levels

Series of interviews with relevant stakeholders on child rights impacts

Desk research on statistical data and other background information

Data analysis and elaboration of country reports