This report provides a baseline analysis of women’s economic empowerment in the fisheries sector in the blue economy of the Indian Ocean rim region. The report focuses on the 22 Member States of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) and includes both marine and inland fisheries and aquaculture sectors.
Gender in fisheries
Women make up half of the small-scale fisheries work force and serve vital roles from pre- to post-harvest activities. Explore ways to ensure equitable participation and representation in all aspects of small-scale fishing.