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Issue No.27
  • :0973 1156
  • :March
  • :2008

This issue of Yemaya, redesigned, is in response to your feedback, to don a new, more contemporary look and now with theme-based coverage of the key issues facing women in fisheries. With this issue, each edition of Yemaya will focus on a specific theme, but, as before, in the words of women speaking about their lives, their struggles and their aspirations. Interesting box items have been added that introduce you to inspiring women and point out significant news. Yemaya’s redesign coincides with the occasion of March 8, the International Women’s Day—a historic day that symbolizes women’s unity and resistance. The theme of the current issue is, therefore, women’s struggles in the fisheries.

From the Editor

Greetings! It gives us great pleasure to bring you this issue of Yemaya, redesigned, in response to your feedback, to don a new, more contemporary look and now with theme-based coverage of the key issues facing women in fisheries. The new look has been put together by the team at Design Difference (www.design-difference.com).

With this issue, each edition of Yemaya will focus on a specific theme, but, as before, in the words of women speaking about their lives, their struggles and their aspirations. Interesting box items have been added that introduce you to inspiring women and point out significant news. And finally, we are delighted to introduce in this issue a new character who will, going forward, in a regular cartoon strip provide a quirky and humorous take on all the issues we find ourselves grappling with.

Happily, Yemaya’s redesign coincides with the occasion of March 8, the International Women’s Day—a historic day that symbolizes women’s unity and resistance. The theme of the current issue is, therefore, women’s struggles in the fisheries.

Though the origins of March 8 are rooted in the militant protests of New York’s garment wo