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Mumbai heatwave is jeopardizing the livelihoods of 40,000 female fish sellers

The local fishing economy, especially the fisherwomen, are facing the brunt of severe Mumbai heatwave 2022 Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Roli Srivastava

Roli Srivastava

Correspondent, Thomson Reuters Foundation

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Fish vendor Nayana Bipin Patil gestures while speaking at a fish market in central Mumbai, India, March 27, 2022.
Fish vendor Nayana Bipin Patil gestures while speaking at a fish market in central Mumbai, India, March 27, 2022. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Roli Srivastava

Fishing boats lined up at the Versova fish harbour in Mumbai, India, March 29, 2022, but there's only a few fish to catch in the event of the Mumbai heatwave
Fishing boats lined up at the Versova fish harbour in Mumbai, India, March 29, 2022, but there's only a few fish to catch in the event of the Mumbai heatwave Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Roli Srivastava

Fishermen are facing economic hardships as they have less catch to sell amidst the Mumbai heatwave this year
Fishermen are facing economic hardships as they have less catch to sell amidst the Mumbai heatwave this year Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Roli Srivastava

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