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Teach a Woman How to Fish (4/6)


This is also part of this series: Woman's Place, A - Short Stories Series (6)

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Grade Level: SrH-Adult
Producer: Bullfrog Films
Closed Captioned: No
Running Time: 10 mins
Country of Origin: Great Britain
Study Guide: No

Copyright Date: 1995
Available in French: No

Like so many inhabitants of small island states, the Pacific Islanders of Kiribati and Fiji are faced with overpopulation, resource depletion, poor diet and a scarcity of fresh water. But an innovative scheme to train women in new sea farming techniques is not only giving them the opportunity to develop their own income-generating skills but has also given them a greater voice in how family income is spent and in how their villages are run.