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Women Join Zimbabwe’s Gold Rush

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Women Join Zimbabwe’s Gold Rush

Vimbai Chinembiri, GPJ Zimbabwe

Sithembile Ndlovu (left), works alongside other gold miners in Zimbabwe’s Colleen Bawn area. The Zimbabwean government is encouraging citizens to mine for gold, a task they weren’t allowed to do under the previous colonial government, but a rush to search for the metal has had environmental consequences.

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