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Issue No.63
  • :0973-1156
  • :May
  • :2021

Yemaya Newsletter on Gender and Fisheries, Issue No. 63, May 2021


EUROPE / FWO

Integrating gender

The European Network of Women in Fisheries and Aquaculture in Europe (AKTEA) urges the Office of the Commissioner for the Environment, Oceans and Fisheries to integrate gender into all aspects of European fishing policy


From http://akteaplatform.eu/letter-from-commissioner-sinkevicius/ and http://akteaplatform.eu/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Letter-from-Commissioner-Sinkevicius.pdf. Accessed on May 25, 2021


On 8 March International Women’s Day, AKTEA wrote a letter to Commissioner VirginijusSinkevi?ius, Commissioner for the Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, and to all the Members of European Parliament belonging to the fisheries commission urging for gender inclusivity in European fisheries. The text of the letter ran as follows:

“AKTEA, the European Network of Women in Fisheries and Aquaculture in Europe, calls for a better integration of the principle of equality and women’s rights in all European fisheries polic