Women only get the secondhand information from husbands on the post-tsunami reconstruction

Patriarchal system and culture in the fisheries cooperative were manifested in the post-tsunami reconstruction processes in various ways. Women’s groups in the fisheries cooperatives are active in the communities, often initiate activities to protect the environment, but few women get the membership of the cooperatives. Toshiko Moriai: President of the Iwate Association of Fisheries Cooperative’s…