Women put off fishing and brewing by safety and macho behaviour

Macho behaviour and safety fears are putting women off working in the brewing and fisheries industries, according to research. Genevieve Kurilec, a commercial fishing captain, who runs the Chix who Fish Facebook group and website, said: “In my experience women tend to be more safety conscious and detail oriented, which makes us an excellent asset to any crew working in a dangerous occupation.”  There would always be men in society who patronised women, she claimed. Read the rest here  16:45

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