Women's Equality in the Fisheries Sector Course.

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Contact Us on (+254) 715 077 817 / (+254) 792 516 000 or email us [email protected].


This IRES intensive course aims to raise awareness and promote gender equality in the fisheries sector. Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of the challenges and opportunities for women in the industry and explore strategies to empower and promote their inclusion.

The course will cover various aspects, including access to resources, leadership, and decision-making roles, and the role of women in sustainable fisheries management.


5 days

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Course Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of gender equality in the fisheries sector.
  • Identify the challenges and barriers faced by women in the industry.
  • Promote women's participation in fisheries-related decision-making and leadership roles.
  • Advocate for policies and practices that support women's empowerment and inclusion.
  • Recognize the vital role of women in sustainable fisheries management.
  • Develop action plans for promoting gender equality in their respective fisheries contexts

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Gender Equality in Fisheries

  • Understanding gender and its relevance in fisheries
  • Overview of women's roles and contributions in the sector

Module 2: Challenges and Barriers

  • Gender-based discrimination and stereotypes
  • Access to resources and opportunities
  • Gender-based violence and harassment

Module 3: Empowering Women in Fisheries

  • Strategies for promoting women's leadership
  • Building capacity and skills development
  • Networking and support systems

Module 4: Sustainable Fisheries Management

  • Women's role in sustainable fishing practices
  • Gender-sensitive fisheries policies and regulations
  • Case studies of successful gender-inclusive fisheries management

Module 5: Advocacy and Action Plans

  • Developing advocacy strategies for gender equality
  • Creating action plans for promoting women's participation and empowerment
  • Review and discussion of course outcomes

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The instructor-led training is delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).


The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:[email protected].  

Mob: +254 715 077 817


This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817.

Mob: +254 792516000+254 792516010 or mail [email protected]


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank before the course start date

Send proof of payment to [email protected]

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