Gender Assessment

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D4H Gender Chat Summary: The Meaning of Gender Integration in Health Data

November 21st, 2022 Key Points Discussed Definitions Action Item: We can collect sex data at birth, then supplement/modify to gender data as data is collected over the life course (marriage/divorce registries, death registries, household data, etc.) Words that mean gender in different languages Challenges to Integrating Gender into Data Collection Systems Resources shared Measuring Sex, […]

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Introduction to Gender Responsive Assessment and Gender Levels

Gender, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), comprises the socially constructed characteristics of women, men, girls, and boys, including norms, behaviors, and associated roles with being a woman, man, girl or boy and interactions with each other.  Gender can change over time and varies from place to place and in fact, in many countries […]

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