The research behind the WIF network

The Women in Fisheries research project explores women’s identities and wellbeing across the UK fishing industry

Dr Madeleine Gustavsson worked to shed a light over the the important, yet often overlooked roles that women have played in the fishing industry over time.

She spoke to women from fishing families, women who worked onboard fishing vessels and entrepreneurs

Credit: Seafish

Seeking perspective from women in the industry, see the key findings below


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