Gender Mainstreaming and Impact of Self-Help Groups: A Study on Social Entrepreneurship through Fish Aggregating Devices in Mannancheri of Alappuzha, Kerala

Vipinkumar, V P and Thomas, Ajith and Narayanakumar, R and Harshan, N K and Sunil, P V and Dona, P and Salas, Shalumol and Jephi, Ann Mary and Athira, P V and Dilip, Deepthi (2018) Gender Mainstreaming and Impact of Self-Help Groups: A Study on Social Entrepreneurship through Fish Aggregating Devices in Mannancheri of Alappuzha, Kerala. International Journal of Pure and Applied Biosciences, 6 (2). pp. 74-83.

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    Abstract

    A research study for assessing the impact of fisher folk Self Help Groups in gender mainstreaming was undertaken on social entrepreneurship venture on fish aggregating devices at Mannancheri gramapanchayath, located at Alappuzha district of Kerala. The analysis included specific aspects such as performance assessment of the SHGs, gender analysis and empowerment analysis which were carried out based on socio-economic surveys and personal interviews using pre-tested and structured data gathering protocols with standardized scales and indices involving the members of the SHGs. The male and female counterparts of the families were separately interviewed to assess the gender mainstreaming aspects in terms of equity and equality to access to resources, participation profile, decision making aspects, gender need analysis etc. Though majority of activities are male dominated, the female counterparts of the households also have definite role in decision making, purchase of accessories etc. A success case study was elucidated and documented as a documentary which can be used as a case model for promoting group action for mobilizing SHGs on a sustainable basis.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Self Help Group; Empowerment Index; Gender mainstreaming; Performance Level
    Subjects: Socio Economics and Extension
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2018 10:20
    Last Modified: 28 Apr 2018 10:20
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/12697

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