The latest news and information on gender equality and women's empowerment

On this International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the Global Environment Facility is highlighting seven women scientists from across our partnership who play essential roles in addressing our planet’s most pressing environmental challenges.
Women in fisheries need to be seen and acknowledged, gain equal rights and equal access to credit and technology, and have equal say in decision-making and policy processes.
Tackling gender inequality and its relationship with food loss in fish value chains is a development priority and requires a multi-stakeholder approach, involving small-scale value chain actors, development partners and all those who can make a difference
Empowering young women and men entails supporting youth-led and youth-serving organizations in their capacity to represent and engage young people while strengthening their social capital.
Although one worker in two in fisheries and aquaculture is a woman, women are invisible in the industry and their work unrecognized and under-estimated.