This guide provides information for companies in the mining, oil and gas sector - and their consultants - on how to undertake a gender impact assessment to gain and maintain a “social licence to operate” with impacted communities and avoid conflict and costly shut-downs. It
• describes some important principles and approaches that should underpin a gender impact assessment,
• provides a framework for companies to identify, understand and respond to the gender impacts of an extractive industry project, and
• outlines some key concepts, definitions and case studies.