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Simona Broomes

Minister

Guyana Gold Board

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Guyana Gold Board

Background Information

Employment History

Chicago Policy Review


President

GWMO


Affiliations

Guyana Women Miners Organization

Founder


Web References(34 Total References)


Mining – INews Guyana

Minister Simona Broomes cuts the ribbon to recommission the GGB's Bartica Office while Ministers Harmon and Trotman look on.
Minister Simona Broomes cuts the ribbon to recommission the GGB's Bartica Office while Ministers Harmon and Trotman look on.


News - Page 811 - Demerara Waves

President of the Guyana Women Miners Association (GWMO), Simona Broomes credited the US' annual TIP report for creating greater consciousness about the phenomenon ...


Politics - Page 52 - Demerara Waves

Even as Junior Natural Resources Minister, Simona Broomes fended off concerns about conflict of interest in the mining sector, information has surfaced showing that she applied for permission to conduct mining activity on someone else's property while being a minister of that sector.
Broomes at a Monday morning press conference, made it clear that the process was devoid of corruption as she detailed having written the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) ...


Politics - Page 72 - Demerara Waves

The Acting President of Transparency Institute of Guyana Inc. (TIGI) Compton Meerabux says that Junior Natural Resources Minister Simona Broomes should relinquish all her interests in Guyana's lucrative gold mining sector.
Broomes was recently relieved of her duties as Social Protection Minister and appointed Natural Resources Minister. Questioned by Demerara Waves on Wednsday, Broomes admitted to owning claims in the ...


2013 TIP Heroes | National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Simona Broomes
[Categories: 2013 TIP Heroes, Advocate, Forced Labor (Women), Sex Trafficking, International, Guyana] Simona Broomes is a courageous leader in assisting human trafficking victims and raising awareness about human trafficking in Guyana. After 25 years as a miner, in 2012 she established the Guyana Women Miners Organization (GWMO), a volunteer membership and advocacy organization, to empower women miners and address the economic discrimination and physical intimidation that women miners face. The GWMO is the first organization of its kind in Guyana comprising women miners advocating on a cross-section of social and economic issues. Ms. Broomes has worked relentlessly to engage the government, the international community and the media to raise public awareness about human trafficking, identify traffickers, promote access to victim care in remote mining communities, improve the law enforcement response, and increase job training for women in mining. In April, Ms. Broomes was physically assaulted by traffickers while rescuing victims. Despite the dangers of retaliation, however, she has assisted several victims, and GWMO members have temporary housed survivors before transporting them from remote areas to government care and law enforcement officials in the capital. Under her dynamic leadership, the GWMO and its 440 members have become undeniably powerful anti-trafficking advocates and a recognized force in combating human trafficking while promoting equality and economic opportunities for women in Guyana.


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