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Issue No:52
  • :September
  • :2016
  • :English



Gender inequality: GAF6 asks ‘WHY?’

The recently concluded 6th Global Symposium on Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries addressed the question of gender in very significant ways

By Meryl Williams, MerylJWilliams@gmail.com, Co-Chair GAF6 Organising Committee; Katia Frangoudes, katia.frangoudes@univ-brest.fr, University of Brest, France; Arlene Satapornvanit, arlene.satapornvanit@oceans-partnership.org, Gender Specialist at the USAID Oceans and Fisheries Partnership; and Nikita Gopal, nikiajith@gmail.com, Chair GAF6 Programme Committee

The 6th Global Symposium on Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries (GAF6) was held in Bangkok, Thailand, over four days (3-6 August 2016) of intense engagement. It began with a half day Training Workshop—GAF-101: Theorizing Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries Research—involving more than 50 new and experienced gender researchers. Worksho