Discussions around the role of women in maritime took centre stage at the first webinar organized by IMO Member State delegates working to achieve gender equality in the maritime sector, better known as the IMO Gender Equality Network (IMOGEN*).
IMO welcomes this year’s United Nations theme for International Women’s Day 2021 of “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world.”
The Royal Canadian Navy has put a foot forward in an initiative to be more inclusive and open to a diversity of genders by adopting gender-neutral ranks.
A new film from the IMO shows how IMO’s Women in Maritime programme is helping to support gender diversity in the maritime sector
Global maritime charity Stella Maris (Apostleship of the Sea) is marking Day of the Seafarer by paying tribute to female seafarers and cruise ship crew members.
The IMO is calling on everyone in the maritime world and beyond to get on board with this year’s theme of gender equality and declare their support.
IMO has launched a new logo for its Women in Maritime programme, as part of its mission to support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.