The 8th Global Symposium on Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries – 21-23 November, 2022, Kochi, India

Webinar: “Women Work in Fisheries, Too!”

The Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries Section of AFS (GAFS), the USAID Sustainable Fish Asia Local Capacity Development (SUFIA LCD) Activity, the Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (ICAR-CIFT) and the Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security (CTI-CFF) presented the webinar: “Women Work in Fisheries, Too!” on 29 November 2021.

The webinar was part of the GAF8 lead-up events and aimed to:

  • Provide the current situation on gender and labor in the fisheries sector in areas relevant to Asia and to recognize relevant global policies;
  • Identify gendered issues and areas requiring action by national governments, regional agencies, private sector and civil society;
  • Develop a cooperative action plan based on recommendations addressed to specific groups.