Women Gleaning (image) University of Washington Share Print E-Mail Caption Harvesting activities by both genders, such as these women gleaners, need to be considered in marine conservation. Women's fishing and gleaning activities often make an important contribution to household incomes and food security. Credit Nathan Bennett, University of Washington/University of British Columbia Usage Restrictions Photo credit required. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.