Resource Library

One of WSI’s key missions is to share and disseminate information and research work on women’s major issues of concern in the seafood industry.


The Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries known among social scientists as GAF plays an important role in furthering gender research in aquaculture and fisherie development. The website is devoted to the exchange of information on gender in aquaculture and fisheries from all parts of the world. Every second year GAF organise the world largest gathering of researchers and other experts . The latest GAF symposium took place in Bangkok, August 2016. See GAF


Iris Bohnet (2016):  What works : Gender Equality by Design 
What Works shows what can be done in terms of gender equality, often at shockingly low cost and surprisingly high speed. Very inspiring guide.


Margaret Willson (2016): Seawomen of Iceland.
Dr. Willson´s findings overthrow previous ideas about women’s participation at sea in Iceland, which is higher than ever imagined. She discovered through extensive historical and ethnographic research in Iceland that women have consistently worked at sea from the mid- 900s to the present day.” Icelandic Times



Worldfish (2014): Gender Equality
Gender inequality doesn’t make sense on any level. Promoting gender equality can reduce extreme poverty and hunger and boost shared prosperity for girls and boys, women and men, around the world.