Video stories to help families overcome gender-based challenges in Zambia

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Ester Nalishebo, Zambia. 2016, Johns Hopkins University.

WorldFish research informs a new tool, developed with Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs, that aims to foster a more gender-equitable and socially-inclusive environment in the Barotse Floodplain, Zambia.

‘Invisible’ fisher women of Bangladesh raise their voice

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Fisher Women Congress, Bangladesh. 2016.
Fisher Women Congress, Bangladesh. 2016.

In Bangladesh, fishing has long been seen as ‘men’s work’. It’s a social perception that ignores the vital contribution of women to fisheries—30 percent of women in rural and coastal areas are directly or indirectly engaged in small-scale fisheries—and whose increased involvement in fisheries management could lead to increased household well-being.