The Fishing is the main occupation which increases the importance in our economy .The people of Thoothukudi earns a major share of income from Fishing. They are almost dependant over the occupation. Women participate in the fish trading activities to establish themselves as Entrepreneurs. This research paper is an attempt to study and to discuss about the vulnerabilities they are exposed while progressing as entrepreneurs. A sample of 75 women entrepreneurs were taken for the study .The main object was to study the external threats women face at their initial stage and during the progression .
Vulnerability , Seafood, Women Entrepreneurs, Fish Value Chain