Teach a Woman to Fish…

By Marie Christine Monfort

September 2019 FEATURE
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One worker in two in the seafood industry is a woman. Worldwide, the seafood industry – all activities included – gives work to 120 million people, half of which are women. They account for more than 15% of all those directly engaged in the fisheries primary sector, with the percentage exceeding 20% in inland water fisheries.1These figures probably do not include women occupied in the job of cleaning molluscs, crustaceans, small fish and algae in the intertidal zones, shallow waters...

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Marie Christine Monfort

is the President of the International Organisation for Women in the Seafood Industry.