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MOANAVOICES P A M E L A M A R U
MOANAVOICES
P A M E L A
M A R U
MOANAVOICES aims to increase the participation of women in fisheries by raising the profile of
MOANAVOICES aims to increase the participation of women in fisheries by raising the profile of
MOANAVOICES aims to increase the participation of women in fisheries by raising the profile of
MOANAVOICES aims to increase the participation of women in fisheries by raising the profile of
MOANAVOICES aims to increase the participation of women in fisheries by raising the profile of
MOANAVOICES aims to increase the participation of
women in fisheries by raising the profile of fisheries as a
potential career, as well as the profile of women already
working in the sector.
Other ways to foster balance in the sector include
providing support networks for women in fisheries and
strengthening institutions, workplaces and conditions.
Led by the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency with
support from the GEF Oceanic Fisheries Management
Project, OFMP2
Led by the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency with support from the GEF Oceanic Fisheries Management
Led by the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency with support from the GEF Oceanic Fisheries Management
Led by the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency with support from the GEF Oceanic Fisheries Management
Led by the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency with support from the GEF Oceanic Fisheries Management
Foreword 19 The President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, HE Dr Hilda Heine
Foreword 19 The President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, HE Dr Hilda Heine

Foreword

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Foreword 19 The President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, HE Dr Hilda Heine

The President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, HE Dr Hilda Heine

Foreword 19 The President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, HE Dr Hilda Heine
Foreword 19 The President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, HE Dr Hilda Heine
Foreword 19 The President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, HE Dr Hilda Heine
P A M E L A M A R U

P A M E L A M A R U

P A M E L A M A R U
P A M E L A M A R U
P A M E L A M A R U
P A M E L A M A R U
P A M E L A M A R U
P A M E L A M A R U
P A M E L A M A R U
P A M E L A M A R U
P A M E L A M A R U
"Wehavethe leverageas resourceowners, wejustneedtouse itmoreeffectively."
"Wehavethe
leverageas
resourceowners,
wejustneedtouse
itmoreeffectively."
19 WCPFC time: Maru is a core member of the FFA technical team to all

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19 WCPFC time: Maru is a core member of the FFA technical team to all WCPFC

WCPFC time: Maru is a core member of the FFA technical team to all WCPFC meetings. Above, between FFA' Director for Fisheries Management Dr.Tim Adams and FFA Legal Consul Dr Manu Tupou-Roosen.

Dr.Tim Adams and FFA Legal Consul Dr Manu Tupou-Roosen. “We need to invest in our people,
Dr.Tim Adams and FFA Legal Consul Dr Manu Tupou-Roosen. “We need to invest in our people,

“We need to invest in our people, and management of these resources - to give back, as we take out - if we really want to move ahead.”

in our people, and management of these resources - to give back, as we take out
19 "When we talk fisheries, it often becomes another language" - Pacific nations are a

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19 "When we talk fisheries, it often becomes another language" - Pacific nations are a leading

"When we talk fisheries, it often becomes another language" - Pacific nations are a leading force at the WCFPC table.

we talk fisheries, it often becomes another language" - Pacific nations are a leading force at
we talk fisheries, it often becomes another language" - Pacific nations are a leading force at
we talk fisheries, it often becomes another language" - Pacific nations are a leading force at
we talk fisheries, it often becomes another language" - Pacific nations are a leading force at
we talk fisheries, it often becomes another language" - Pacific nations are a leading force at
we talk fisheries, it often becomes another language" - Pacific nations are a leading force at
T E R E E R E T I O T I

T E R E E R E T I O T I

T E R E E R E T I O T I
T E R E E R E T I O T I
T E R E E R E T I O T I
T E R E E R E T I O T I
T E R E E R E T I O T I
T E R E E R E T I O T I
T E R E E R E T I O T I
T E R E E R E T I O T I
T E R E E R E T I O T I
T E R E E R E T I O T I
T E R E E R E T I O T I
T E R E E R E T I O T I
T E R E E R E T I O T I
T E R E E R E T I O T I
T E R E E R E T I O T I
T E R E E R E T I O T I
“ it’s important to voice out and share as part of your work. It’s not
“ it’s
important to voice out and share as
part of your work. It’s not just important for
your job, but for the development of our
country as well.”
19 Checking fish for onshore processing at the harbour in Tarawa Kiribati is part of

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19 Checking fish for onshore processing at the harbour in Tarawa Kiribati is part of a

Checking fish for onshore processing at the harbour in Tarawa Kiribati is part of a days work for Tioti and the Competent Authority team.

onshore processing at the harbour in Tarawa Kiribati is part of a days work for Tioti
onshore processing at the harbour in Tarawa Kiribati is part of a days work for Tioti
onshore processing at the harbour in Tarawa Kiribati is part of a days work for Tioti
onshore processing at the harbour in Tarawa Kiribati is part of a days work for Tioti
onshore processing at the harbour in Tarawa Kiribati is part of a days work for Tioti
onshore processing at the harbour in Tarawa Kiribati is part of a days work for Tioti
onshore processing at the harbour in Tarawa Kiribati is part of a days work for Tioti
Voicing views an important part of work, says Tioti. 19
Voicing views an important part of work, says Tioti. 19

Voicing views an important part of work, says Tioti.

Voicing views an important part of work, says Tioti. 19
Voicing views an important part of work, says Tioti. 19
Voicing views an important part of work, says Tioti. 19

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C Y N T H I A W I C K H A M

C Y N T H I A W I C K H A M

C Y N T H I A W I C K H A M
C Y N T H I A W I C K H A M
C Y N T H I A W I C K H A M
C Y N T H I A W I C K H A M
C Y N T H I A W I C K H A M
C Y N T H I A W I C K H A M
C Y N T H I A W I C K H A M
C Y N T H I A W I C K H A M
C Y N T H I A W I C K H A M
C Y N T H I A W I C K H A M
C Y N T H I A W I C K H A M
C Y N T H I A W I C K H A M
"It’s difficult to say where the future of Solomon Islands, or Pacific fisheries will be.
"It’s difficult to say
where the future of
Solomon Islands, or
Pacific fisheries will
be. I would rather say
where I want it to be,
and that is a Fishery
that is well monitored
and regulated with all
stakeholders involved
following the rules
that are put in place."
19 Focus, passion, humour- Wickham says opportunities in fisheries offer roles for Solomons youth to

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19 Focus, passion, humour- Wickham says opportunities in fisheries offer roles for Solomons youth to manage

Focus, passion, humour- Wickham says opportunities in fisheries offer roles for Solomons youth to manage the future of marine resources.

humour- Wickham says opportunities in fisheries offer roles for Solomons youth to manage the future of
humour- Wickham says opportunities in fisheries offer roles for Solomons youth to manage the future of
humour- Wickham says opportunities in fisheries offer roles for Solomons youth to manage the future of
humour- Wickham says opportunities in fisheries offer roles for Solomons youth to manage the future of
humour- Wickham says opportunities in fisheries offer roles for Solomons youth to manage the future of
N A N C Y T A K A - P U R I
N A N C Y
T A K A - P U R I
get to play a role in sustainably managing the Tuna resource whilst ensuring our SIDS
get to play a role in sustainably
managing the Tuna resource whilst
ensuring our SIDS get the maximum
economic value out of it.”
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L O S A L I N E L O T O ' A H

L O S A L I N E L O T O ' A H E A

L O S A L I N E L O T O ' A H E
L O S A L I N E L O T O ' A H E
L O S A L I N E L O T O ' A H E
L O S A L I N E L O T O ' A H E
L O S A L I N E L O T O ' A H E
L O S A L I N E L O T O ' A H E
L O S A L I N E L O T O ' A H E
L O S A L I N E L O T O ' A H E
L O S A L I N E L O T O ' A H E
L O S A L I N E L O T O ' A H E
L O S A L I N E L O T O ' A H E
L O S A L I N E L O T O ' A H E
" I know there is still a perception from many of our women in Tonga

" I know there is still a perception from many of our women in Tonga who think this is a man’s job.

I and many other women in the ministry are a reminder that their thinking needs challenging. What we all think might seem impossible for women to accomplish and execute, is achievable and attainable. "

19 Working it: the standard MCS uniform challenges gender norms on dress codes for women,

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19 Working it: the standard MCS uniform challenges gender norms on dress codes for women, (Photocredit:

Working it: the standard MCS uniform challenges gender norms on dress codes for women, (Photocredit: L.Lotoahea)

19 Working it: the standard MCS uniform challenges gender norms on dress codes for women, (Photocredit:
19 Working it: the standard MCS uniform challenges gender norms on dress codes for women, (Photocredit:
19 Working it: the standard MCS uniform challenges gender norms on dress codes for women, (Photocredit:
19 Working it: the standard MCS uniform challenges gender norms on dress codes for women, (Photocredit:
19 Working it: the standard MCS uniform challenges gender norms on dress codes for women, (Photocredit:
19 Working it: the standard MCS uniform challenges gender norms on dress codes for women, (Photocredit:
19 The place where the rules of the Pacific tuna fishery are decided- the WCPFC.

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19 The place where the rules of the Pacific tuna fishery are decided- the WCPFC.

The place where the rules of the Pacific tuna fishery are decided- the WCPFC.

19 The place where the rules of the Pacific tuna fishery are decided- the WCPFC.
19 The place where the rules of the Pacific tuna fishery are decided- the WCPFC.
19 The place where the rules of the Pacific tuna fishery are decided- the WCPFC.
19 The place where the rules of the Pacific tuna fishery are decided- the WCPFC.
19 The place where the rules of the Pacific tuna fishery are decided- the WCPFC.
19 The place where the rules of the Pacific tuna fishery are decided- the WCPFC.
19 The place where the rules of the Pacific tuna fishery are decided- the WCPFC.
R A D H I K A K U M A R

R A D H I K A K U M A R

R A D H I K A K U M A R
R A D H I K A K U M A R
R A D H I K A K U M A R
R A D H I K A K U M A R
R A D H I K A K U M A R
R A D H I K A K U M A R
“Put simply, we want a sustainable fishery that will provide local employment and engagement. At
“Put simply, we want
a sustainable fishery
that will provide local
employment and
engagement.
At the same time we
must respect the
markets we supply to
–without these we
cannot even go to
sea.”
19 Keeping an open-door media policy puts Solander on top of newsroom lists when journalists

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19 Keeping an open-door media policy puts Solander on top of newsroom lists when journalists are

Keeping an open-door media policy puts Solander on top of newsroom lists when journalists are seeking industry comment

19 Keeping an open-door media policy puts Solander on top of newsroom lists when journalists are

D I M A R Y S T O W E R S

“If we truly desire and want sustainability of our resources in the long run, we
“If we truly desire and
want sustainability of
our resources in the long
run, we must continue
with reference points
that we know can take us
there.”
19 Stowers (second from right) during vessel boarding and inspection action during FFA RIMF training

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19 Stowers (second from right) during vessel boarding and inspection action during FFA RIMF training in

Stowers (second from right) during vessel boarding and inspection action during FFA RIMF training in Suva (photo: S.Pareti

Stowers (second from right) during vessel boarding and inspection action during FFA RIMF training in Suva
Stowers (second from right) during vessel boarding and inspection action during FFA RIMF training in Suva
Stowers (second from right) during vessel boarding and inspection action during FFA RIMF training in Suva
Stowers (second from right) during vessel boarding and inspection action during FFA RIMF training in Suva
Stowers (second from right) during vessel boarding and inspection action during FFA RIMF training in Suva
Stowers (second from right) during vessel boarding and inspection action during FFA RIMF training in Suva
Stowers (second from right) during vessel boarding and inspection action during FFA RIMF training in Suva

R H E A M O S S C H R I S T I A N

“This catch-22 situation we’re in where the prevailing mentality seems to be 'if I don’t
“This catch-22
situation we’re in
where the prevailing
mentality seems to
be 'if I don’t benefit,
someone else will' is
moving us closer to
the brink. At some
point, everyone has
to be willing to stop
and make a larger
sacrifice.”
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19 "I've had to earn my respect for sure, and I continue to earn it every

"I've had to earn my respect for sure, and I continue to earn it every day."-- Moss-Christian with WCPFC Executive Director, Feleti Teo.

my respect for sure, and I continue to earn it every day."-- Moss-Christian with WCPFC Executive
19 Stepping out for some sun during the long days (and nights) in conference sessions

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19 Stepping out for some sun during the long days (and nights) in conference sessions at

Stepping out for some sun during the long days (and nights) in conference sessions at WCPFC13, in Fiji. PHOTOCREDIT: K.Barry

sessions at WCPFC13, in Fiji. PHOTOCREDIT: K.Barry "Everyone’s balance is different and my circumstances
sessions at WCPFC13, in Fiji. PHOTOCREDIT: K.Barry "Everyone’s balance is different and my circumstances
sessions at WCPFC13, in Fiji. PHOTOCREDIT: K.Barry "Everyone’s balance is different and my circumstances
sessions at WCPFC13, in Fiji. PHOTOCREDIT: K.Barry "Everyone’s balance is different and my circumstances

"Everyone’s balance is different and my circumstances have allowed me to design my work and personal life in a way that works for my family and meets both my career and my personal needs. I wish that for all working parents."

a way that works for my family and meets both my career and my personal needs.
a way that works for my family and meets both my career and my personal needs.
FFA is committed to ensuring that sustainable development of the fishery industries includes steps to
FFA is committed to ensuring that
sustainable development of the
fishery industries includes steps to
ensure the promotion of gender
issues, fair working conditions
and equitable access to fisheries
resources by local communities.
----Principle 4,
FFA Strategic Plan to 2020
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Strength through Cooperation
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