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    • Who says women can't fish? Stories of successful women farmers in Bangladesh and Nepal 

      WorldFish (2016)
      Type: Brochure
      This booklet present several stories of women in rural Bangladesh and Nepal who are making positive changes in their communities. The stories have been collected from a variety of projects WorldFish has been implementing ...
    • Women and fish-for-sex: transactional sex, HIV/AIDS and gender in African fisheries 

      Béné, C.; Merten, S. (2008)
      Type: Journal Article
      This paper analyzes the phenomenon of fish-for-sex in small-scale fisheries and discusses its apparent links to HIV/AIDS and transactional sex practices. The research reveals that fish-for-sex is not an anecdotal phenomenon ...
    • Women and gender participation in the fisheries sector in Lake Victoria 

      Medard, M.; Sobo, F.; Ngatunga, T.; Chirwa, S. (2002)
      Type: Conference Paper
      The paper starts with an analysis of the gender roles of women in the fisheries sector. These roles are recognized inthree stages of production: fishing, processing and marketing. Further, the paper looks at the impacts ...
    • Women do fish: a case study on gender and the fishing industry in Sierra Leone 

      Browne, P.B. (2002)
      Type: Conference Paper
      Sierra Leone is one of the few countries with comprehensive legislation on fisheries and a special Fisheries Division established under the Ministry of Trade and Industry. The focus of the legislation and the government ...
    • Women have nothing to do with fish, or do they? 

      Schwarz, A.M. (2012)
      Type: Journal Article
      Women are not well represented in what might be considered conventional places of power and authority. This is the second installment of a three-part series of blogs about the challenges that face the people of Malaita in ...
    • Women in African artisanal fisheries: when will they receive the attention they deserve? 

      Nauen, C.E. (1989)
      Type: Journal Article
      A discussion is presented on the role played by women in artisanal fisheries in Africa, considering in particular their role in post-harvest activities. Although there are great differences from one country to another, t ...
    • Women in aquaculture: initiatives of Caritas Bangladesh 

      Shelly, A.B.; Costa, M.D. (2002)
      Type: Conference Paper
      In Bangladesh, women have proven to be competent in adopting aquaculture technologies, despite the fact that their role in aquaculture growth has not been sufficiently recognized and remains inadequately addressed. To ...
    • Women in fisheries activities of the Asian Fisheries Society - have they been able to make an impact? 

      Nandeesha, M.C.; Tech, E. (2002)
      Type: Conference Paper
      The initiative of the Partnership for Development in Kampuchea (PADEK), in organizing a National Symposium on Women in Fisheries in Cambodia in 1994, received overwhelming support from the Government of Cambodia. This ...
    • Women in fisheries in Asia 

      Siason, I.; Tech, E.; Matics, K.I.; Choo, P.S.; Shariff, M.; Heruwati, E.S.; Susilowati, T.; Miki, N.; Shelly, A.B.; Rajabharshi, K.G.; Ranjit, R.; Siriwardena, P.P.G.N.; Nandeesha, M.C.; Sunderarajan, M. (2002)
      Type: Conference Paper
      The paper will present a picture of the situation and role of women in fisheries in the Asian region. Country/sub-Asia regional profiles of women in fisheries are expected from clusters in: South Asia (to include India, ...
    • Women in fisheries in Latin America 

      Pereira, G. (2002)
      Type: Conference Paper
      Latin American governments are not sufficiently aware of the problems of women in fisheries. Therefore, they have not invested sufficient human or financial resources to respond to the needs of women in fisheries. In cases ...
    • Women in fisheries in the European Union 

      Rana, K.; Choo, P.S. (2002)
      Type: Conference Paper
      Women in Europe were known to have participated actively in the fishing sector since the 19th Century. Statistics collected from the European Union showed that women participate actively in fish processing activities, ...
    • Women in fisheries: pointers for development 

      Williams, M.J. (2002)
      Type: Conference Paper
      This paper provides a short guide to what each paper in the proceedings contains, the approach it takes and, across all papers, the main messages for human development. It concluded by summarizing all the messages into ...
    • Women in the December 26 Tsunami: how have they coped; how can we help? 

      Choo, P.S. (2005)
      Type: Journal Article
      Fishing communities around the Indian Ocean were severely affected by the December 2004 tsunamis. Programs for rebuilding coastal fisheries livelihoods need to address the pre-tsunami situation that was characterized by ...
    • Women's empowerment in aquaculture: Two case studies from Bangladesh 

      Choudhury, A.; McDougall, C.; Rajaratnam, S.; Park, C.M.Y.; Afrina Choudhury: 0000-0003-1734-6238 (2017)
      Type: Report
      Bangladesh is a global leader in inland fish production and has been ranked as the fifth largest producer of aquaculture food fish in the world. The fisheries sector, including aquaculture, provides employment to 17.8 ...
    • Women's empowerment in aquaculture: Two case studies from Indonesia 

      Sari, I.; McDougall, C.; Rajaratnam, S.; Park, C.M.Y. (2017)
      Type: Report
      Indonesia is one of the top ten aquaculture-producing countries globally. The sector makes a significant contribution to the country's development. Women are engaged in a range of aquaculture production and value chain ...
    • Women's traditional fishery and alternative aquatic resource livelihood strategies in the Southern Cameroonian Rainforest 

      Brummett, R.E.; Youaleu, J.L.N.; Tiani, A.M.; Kenmegne, M.M. (2010)
      Type: Journal Article
      To inform the development of alternative livelihoods, the women's traditional alok fishery in the Campo-Ma'an National Park and buffer zone of southern Cameroon were studied over 15 months. Participatory rural appraisal ...
    • Women's unpaid labor in the small scale fisheries sector in Malaysia 

      Choo, P.S. (2004)
      Type: Report
      Recent studies have shown that women are actively involved in the small scale fisheries sector in Malaysia working very often without pay in the family businesses. Activities carried out by women include small-scale fish ...
    • Women-led fisheries management - a case study from Bangladesh 

      Sultana, P.; Thompson, P.M.; Ahmed, M. (2002)
      Type: Conference Paper
      Although women constitute 50% of the total population of Bangladesh, only 18% are economically involved in the total labor force. They are involved in diversified work within their homesteads. However, during times of ...
    • Womens empowerment in aquaculture in Bangladesh and Indonesia: Insights from four case studies 

      FAO (2017)
      Type: Brief
      This factsheet contributes to FAO Organizational Strategic Objective 1 "Eradicate hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition", Strategic Objective 2 "Increase and improve provision of goods and services from agriculture, ...
    • Women’s engagement in and outcomes from small-scale fisheries value chains in Malawi: effects of social relations 

      Manyungwa-Pasani, C.; Hara, M.; Chimatiro, S. (2019)
      Type: Journal Article
      Women play an important role within small-scale fishing communities in sub-Saharan Africa through engaging in fish value chain activities and contributing to household food security and income. There is, however, little ...