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In fishing industry, women face hidden hardships: study

By Kiley Price

April 29, 2021
According to a recent study, women are facing hidden hardships throughout seafood supply chains around the world.
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To see conservation success, we need to look through a ‘gender lens’

By Sophie Bertazzo

June 20, 2017
Integrating gender into conservation projects is a key component of success. To help ensure this happens, CI recently piloted field-based gender workshops in Fiji, Samoa and Ecuador.
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My ‘aha!’ moment: In Madagascar, a fisheries discussion without the fishers

By Kame Westerman

March 7, 2017
How working with octopus fishers in Madagascar led Kame Westerman to make a surprising discovery about women and conservation.
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These women protect the trees that protect Ecuador

By Elizabeth Guinessey

November 10, 2016
Mangroves do more than protect coasts — they’re also lifelines for nearby communities.
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Want to change the world? Give women land rights

By Kame Westerman

October 14, 2016
More women than ever are growing the world’s food — yet men continue to make most land-use decisions.
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