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.