ICSF releases latest issue of Yemaya, women-in-fisheries newsletter

The International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF) has released the latest issue of “Yemaya”, the unique newsletter that focuses on issues relating to gender and women in fisheries all around the world. The current issue, Yemaya No. 35, dated November 2010, is available for free download at http://www.icsf.net/SU/Yem/EN/35 The issue features articles from Ecuador, Sierra Leone, South Korea, Mauritania and India. Also featured are news on websites and UN Women, the United Nations entity for gender equality and empowerment of women. The issue also has a profile of a Pakistani fisherwoman leader and an interview with a Brazilian fisherwoman leader. Besides a review of a video film, Yemaya No. 35 also carries the popular cartoon strip, Yemaya Mama. ICSF is an international non-governmental organization that works towards the establishment of equitable, gender-just, self-reliant and sustainable fisheries, particularly in the small-scale, artisanal sector. For more, please visit http://www.icsf.net

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