Gender Analysis

COVID-19, nutrition, and gender: An evidence-informed approach to gender-responsive policies and programs

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a disproportionate and distressing effect on women and girls who have been affected across several social, economic, health and nutrition outcomes. Additionally, COVID-19 has exposed pre-existing and underlying gender inequities, which were further worsened by COVID-19 containment measures.  In this study, authors conducted a theoretical gender analysis, a targeted review […]

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Proxy Indicators for Measuring Gender Equity

Gender is understood differently depending upon your perspective. Consider cultural differences – for instance, in Thailand there are 18 genders that are part of the common language, and in India, the Hindi word for gender also means penis.  Trying to measure gender equality and equity globally becomes near impossible because of the diversity of perspectives […]

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Gender Integration for Health Managers

The 2011 manual is a user-friendly guide aimed to raise awareness and develop skills on gender analysis and gender responsive planning in health sector activities. The manual is conceptually structured to move from awareness to action to reduce gender-based inequities in health. The manual is currently being updated in 2022.  Core WHO gender analysis tools […]

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