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Issue No.62
  • :0973-1156
  • :December
  • :2020

Yemaya Newsletter on Gender and Fisheries, Issue No. 62, December 2020


A number of significant developments in support of gender equity and equality  took place in 2020, a year otherwise marked by the COVID-19 pandemic

By Meryl J.Williams (, Chair/Coordinator of GAF, Queensland, Australia

Twenty-fifth anniversary of the 1995 Beijing Declaration and Platform of Action.

On 1 October 2020, to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the 1995 Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action – a vision for the empowerment of women – the UN General Assembly and UN Women convened a virtual high level meeting at which more than 100 countries committed to concrete actions that would advance gender equality for women and girls everywhere.

COBI Mexico: COVID-19 Series

Since May 2020, Comunidad y Biodiversidad (COBI) has conducted a consultation process with fishers in 12 Mexican states to learn about the impacts of th