Women are often not recognized as fishers. They need information and access to various facilities, including assistance.
From under the shade of a building on the Lasiana Beach, Kupang City, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT), Sritinto Sumiyati Mbatu pointed at her boat not far from her. The boat, which her husband uses on a daily basis, was only recently repaired with money loaned from Bank BRI.
“(We) received Rp5 million to repair the boat and buy a net,” said the 41-year-old woman.
According to Sritinto, the fisher’s card she received in March has bee...