Lake Victoria Fishermen’s Spouses Who Travel More at Risk of HIV/AIDS

The new study by Zachary A. Kwena, Carol S. Camlin, Chris A. Shisanya, Isaac Mwanzo, Elizabeth A. Bukusi, carried out in Kisimu County, near Lake Victoria, Kenya, delves into social patterns of mobility and the risks it brings for contracting HIV/AIDS. Short-Term Mobility and the Risk of HIV Infection among Married Couples in the Fishing Communities along Lake Victoria, Read more about Lake Victoria Fishermen’s Spouses Who Travel More at Risk of HIV/AIDS[…]

Add Gender Transformative Approach to Existing Efforts to Overcome Gender Inequality

The report from a recent CGIAR workshop at WorldFish Center, plus interviews with thought-leaders give insights into new ideas on a gender transformative approach. Building Coalitions, Creating Change: An Agenda for Gender Transformative Research in Development CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems. Penang, Malaysia. Workshop Report: AAS-2012-31. Abstract: There is compelling evidence that increased Read more about Add Gender Transformative Approach to Existing Efforts to Overcome Gender Inequality[…]

Women as agents of wellbeing in Northern Ireland’s fishing households

Gendered change in fisheries is starting to emerge as a significant field of research. This new research paper from Easkey Britton, published in Maritime Studies, finds that, over the last century – from the days of the independent “herring lassies” to the days of  fisheries decline and factory closures –  women have become less and Read more about Women as agents of wellbeing in Northern Ireland’s fishing households[…]

What does space in a fish trading house mean to the fish traders?

Nelson Turgo’s paper, “Bugabug ang dagat” (Rough seas): Experiencing Foucault’s heterotopia in fish trading houses, in Social Science Diliman, provides intriguing analysis of how women and men fish traders use and view their daily spaces in fish trading houses of Mauban, Quezon province, Philippines. Abstract: Places in the contemporary world are subjected to the workings of differentiating logics, foremost Read more about What does space in a fish trading house mean to the fish traders?[…]

Genderaquafish.org gathers momentum: 2012 in Review

Women’s and men’s contributions are both critical to the success of aquaculture and fisheries. Statistics on the growing interest being shown in this website since its creation over two years ago (in September 2010) indicate that more people are taking an interest in research and development insights on gender in aquaculture and fisheries. In 2012, the Read more about Genderaquafish.org gathers momentum: 2012 in Review[…]