This paper summarizes analyses of a global literature review on women in fisherfolk organizations. The aim of the study was to identify positive examples and lessons learned by pointing to the drivers – as well as the enablers and entities identified in the literature – that have a key role in fostering increased women’s participation and leadership in collective action in fisheries.
AGENT provides an array of support for national, regional and global environmental activities to advance women’s empowerment and gender equality. AGENT’s support is designed to complement existing or emerging USAID environmental efforts. AGENT broadens the reach of technical support, builds evidence for gender integration throughout environmental sectors, fills critical information gaps, and develops targeted resources […]
This factsheet presents an overview of current gender equality and women’s empowerment issues in the fisheries sector.
This handbook illustrates how to apply the provisions of the SSF Guidelines to promote gender equity and equality in all aspects of the small-scale fisheries sector. It focuses on the specific responsibilities of States and all other stakeholders to implement policies and plans that help promote gender equality, while also supporting the sector’s growth and sustainability.
What is the evidence that the gender composition of forest and sheries manage ment groups a ects resource governance and conservation outcomes? This paper presents a systematic map detailing the geographic and thematic extent of the evidence base and assessing the quality of the evidence, as per a published a priori protocol.
Survey responses illustrate how gender considerations are being integrated in environmental ministries.
Esta propuesta de lineamientos para la transversalización del tema de género en los esfuerzos por mitigar y adaptarse al cambio climático en Cuba, se elaboró teniendo en consideración los estudios teóricos de los principales informes de país, publicaciones, sitios web, encuestas y entrevistas, reunions en el país, la consulta de las partes interesadas y la investigación, entre otros.
The primary aim of this report is to increase awareness of business leaders and policy makers, to expand their knowledge and sensitization about the value women bring to the seafood industry, and to encourage them to consider gender each time they develop a new project or a policy.
This report examines the gender dynamics of fishing communities around the world and identifies opportunities where engaging women can improve conservation and management efforts. Based on surveys of 11 different sites, the report creates two regional profiles and outlines potential pilot projects for addressing fishery conservation problems from a gender perspective.
This manual acts as a tool for mainstreaming a gender perspective into marine coastal management plans in the Mesoamerican region. It provides recommendations for how to include a gender perspective into these plans while providing the basis for why this is important.