How Much Impact Does Gender Bias Have on People's Health?
The Lancet has published a new series that finds that restrictive gender norms impact the health of all people - women and girls, men and boys, and gender minorities - across multiple dimensions of health, all along the life course, around the world. The five-part series was first conceptualised to marshal evidence demonstrating whether and how gender inequality and restrictive gender norms affect health systems and people's health.
allAfrica, 3 June 2019
Unbiased health systems are necessary for effective and efficient health care delivery. Their strength is fundamental to achieving universal health coverage, a target of the SDGs… Read more »
The Lancet, 3 June 2019
The Lancet Series on Gender Equality, Norms, and Health finds better global healthcare outcomes and reducing gender inequality are dependent on changing gender norms Read more »
Women representation in various positions at the UN is still low, despite the organisation's attempts at gender equality, according to Floresha Berisha a human resource officer, ... Read more »
The International Association of Athletic Federations has responded to a letter from the World Medical Association regarding the ethics of the athletics body's gender ... Read more »
The launch of a Thursdays in Black campaign by the Lutheran Church is a public call for action against violence directed at women and girls, and an acknowledgment that such abuse ... Read more »