A Study on the Challenges faced by the Women Fish Vendors with Special Reference to Chennai

  • J. Joice Jegadeswari and E. Ashok Kumar
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  • J. Joice Jegadeswari

    Advocate in India

  • E. Ashok Kumar

    Advocate in India

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Since ancient period increase of the fisheries population there still exist the poverty and financial instability in the life of fish women vendors in Tamil Nadu. The women fish vendors are at the lowest level of their knowledge towards the law abide to them and the profile in terms of their socio-economic conditions. The women fish vendors are almost neglected in the main and maximum amount of fishes were catches by the fishermen. Women fish vendors are always physically and mentally weaker and affected by the local rowdies and policemen in sometime, they lose their earnings to such policemen and rowdies in force. The current law is not much effective to the fisheries and their family. Fishers are commonly uneducated and poor in the society and they are put hard work to make their children educated. Most of the women fish vendors are treated differently by the society, the workplace of them is not clean and hygiene. The present study is an attempt to analyze the highlights the challenges faced by the fisher women with special reference to Chennai. A total of forty fish vending women were selected for the study and the collected data were shown in percentage.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 4, Page 2968 - 2996

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.11538

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