Gender Norms

How Gender Norms affect Completeness of CRVS Death Registries

Gender is context specific and can change over time. Gender norms set expectations for relationships between and among women, men, boys, girls, and gender diverse people, and determine expectations of people’s roles in households and communities.  Gender norms affect the completeness and accuracy of civil registries and vital statistics systems (CRVS). Many countries require a […]

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How Gender Norms, Roles, and Relations affect Population Health

Gender norms are the ideas about how males, females and people of other genders should act in a particular culture according to custom. Gender roles are the learned behaviors considered to be appropriate to our sex and gender, as determined by prevailing cultural norms. Gender relations intersect with other influences on social relations – age, […]

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