The Gender Guide aims to provide a practical how-to for designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating gender-responsive projects in marine and coastal resource management. It is designed to contribute to designing and rolling out human rights-based and gender-responsive approaches in marine conservation and development of fishing communities, to promote women’s empowerment and effective participation in the marine conservation context, to contribute to the elimination of gender-based violence in Blue Action funded projects, and to make measurable progress in achieving gender equality and gender-equitable outcomes within Blue Action-supported projects.
Environmental Sectors: Fish Product Processing
Producida por la Unión Internacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza (UICN) con la Agencia de los Estados Unidos para el Desarrollo Internacional (USAID) en el marco de la iniciativa Avance de las Dimensiones de Género en el Medio Ambiente (AGENT) este estudio presenta los hallazgos sobre los vínculos entre la violencia de género y el medio ambiente para apoyar acciones fortalecidas en los sectores ambientales y de desarrollo sostenible.
This academic article analyzes the phenomenon of fish-for-sex in small-scale fisheries and discusses its apparent links to HIV/AIDS and transactional sex practices. The analysis outlines the many different and complex dimensions of fish-for-sex transactions and concludes with a set of recommendations.
Brief on the role of women in small-scale fisheries with a focus on markets, trade and migration; capacities and well-being; identities and networks; governance and rights; and climate change, disasters and resilience. WorldFish provides an insight on their work to address fish-for-sex in fisheries.
Report that identifies gaps in available data on social and economic opportunities and constraints for women in the fisheries sector in Solomon Islands to inform policy directions and future investments in the sector. It examines women’s involvement in tuna and coastal fisheries supply chains and provides recommendations for next steps. Gender-based violence (GBV) was identified …