Webinar: Gender Equity & Equality in the SSF Guidelines

'Gender Equity & Equality in the SSF Guidelines
- Indicators for Governance Capacity & Capability'

Effective implementation of the gender aspects of the SSF Guidelines will require fisheries governing institutions that have the capacity and capability to integrate gender research and best practices in their policy and practice.

At GAF7, we hosted a workshop to identify gender integration capacity and capability indicators for fisheries institutions. Together we identified 40 indicators that were grouped into 8 themes (please see the report below for further details).

The purpose of this webinar is to summarize the findings of the workshop, and then to continue to define and refine indicators and measures that can be used in multiple contexts.

The expected outcome of the webinar will be a set of indicators and measure that can be used by academics and practitioners to assess the gender capacity and capability of their national fisheries institutions. Following the webinar, we will also update the report to include our new findings.

Hosts: TBTI, GAFS and WorldFish

Webinar times: to accommodate audience from different time zones, this webinar will be offered twice: 

April 16th -  Noon (UTC). To join this webinar, click on the April 16th LINK. To check your local time, click here.

April 17th – 9 PM (UTC). To join this webinar, click on the April 17th LINK. To check your local time, click here.

Note: To log in, you must use either Chrome or Firefox web browsers. Since this is a interactive webinar, we encourage you to use a microphone (i.e. chose the 'Audio' option when logging in). For more instructions on how to join the webinar, click here.

For further information please contact Danika at: danika.kleiber@jcu.edu.au

About the speakers

Danika Kleiber

Danika is a Research Fellow in Governance of small scale fisheries at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and WorldFish. Danika has woven together her background in women’s studies and biology, which has led her to specialize in socio-ecological research approaches to natural resource management. She is particularly interested in applied research related to gender, small-scale fisheries, and participatory governance. Danika is also one of the coordinators of the TBTI 'Women & Gender' research cluster.

Katia Frangoudes

Katia is a senior researcher of political sciences. She obtained her PhD at the University of Paris in 1992. Since then she participated in many research programs related to fisheries and aquaculture governance, and women’s contribution in fisheries in Europe as a member of the research team of the UMR AMURE at the University of Brest. For many years she acted as a facilitator of the European fisher’s women network AKTEA. Katia is also one of the coordinators of the TBTI 'Women & Gender' research cluster.

About the TBTI webinar series


The webinar is part of a TBTI webinar series that covers a spectrum of SSF issues and provide a unique opportunity to find out more about the TBTI activities and engage in real-time discussions with other SSF experts.

The webinars are open to anyone interested in SSF. No prior registration is necessary. You will be asked to download the program so we highly recommend that you give yourself extra 5-10 minutes to log into the session. You can also download the program ahead of time and test your system. The platform used for the webinars is Java based so please make sure your system is up to date.

For a more detail instructions on how to download the program and join the webinar, please CLICK HERE.

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