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Issue No.60
  • :0973-1156
  • :April
  • :2020

Yemaya Newsletter on Gender and Fisheries, Issue No. 60, April 2020


A Decade of Change for Women in Fisheries

 Q & A

Yemaya supplement

Moderators: Nikita Gopal & N. Venugopalan

This Yemaya supplement focuses on a change that has happened over a decade: a truthful appreciation of women's role in fisheries. Their involvement in the sector follows a similar arc the world over, despite wide differences in society, culture, politics and economics. This supplement is an effort to understand and identify the main factors affecting this over the past decade—causes that have shaped their role, both positively and negatively.

  • Can we say that our discourse explicitly recognises women’s human rights, labour rights (including occupational safety and health), environmental rights (participation in resource management, climate change coping mechanisms, differential impact of disasters on women) and social impacts (the role played in community and in ownership rights in near shore fisheries)?