Elimination of Racial Discrimination: one step towards the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

21st March is not only the start of spring, but is also the United Nations (UN)’s international day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. This day is important because it raises awareness on a kind of discrimination that appears in many parts of everyday life, such as housing and job hiring. ​​​ Young people from different origins united together regardless of their differences. Retrieved from Wix. According to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, every human is born free and equal in rights and dignity (Article 1). Every person is thus entitled to human rights without any discrimination. Furthermore, everybody is allowed to have all the rights and freedoms stated in the Declar

An overview: Women in the aquaculture and fisheries sector

On this 8th of March 2018, on International Women’s Day, it is important to realize that we are far from gender equality in the fisheries and aquaculture sector. While the aquaculture and fisheries sector has grown in the last decades, the role of women in the fisheries and farms has yet to catch up.. A woman, head of her own family farm in shrimp aquaculture, Ca Mau province, Vietnam. Women are more common in small-scale production. Household farms and fisheries remain a family business and the women appear to have more responsibilities and seem to do more work than in more intensive production systems. In household businesses, women work more on marketing, sales, post-harvest and artisanal

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