Resources for Gender Equity

Do No Harm Guide: Collecting, Analyzing, and Reporting Gender and Sexual Orientation Data

This fifth guide of the Urban Institute’s Do No Harm Project explores the importance of recognizing and respecting the dignity and rights of LGBTQIA+ individuals, emphasizing the evolving understanding of gender and sexual orientation beyond binary definitions. It focuses on the challenges and best practices in collecting, analyzing, and communicating data related to gender, gender […]

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WHO: Differentiating Sex and Gender in Data Collection

The article featured in Bulletin of the World Health Organization (WHO), argues that clearly differentiating between the terms “sex” and “gender” is critical for accurately tracking progress on global health initiatives aimed at promoting gender equality. Sex generally refers to biological characteristics, while gender refers to socially constructed roles and norms, though both can exist […]

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CARE’s Rapid Gender Analysis Toolkit 

CARE’s Rapid Gender Analysis Toolkit provides guidance for humanitarian organizations to quickly understand gender roles and needs within a crisis-affected population. It outlines methodology to gather information on gender issues in the first phases of emergency response operations. This includes assessing how pre-existing inequalities and vulnerabilities may put certain groups at further risk.  Conducting this […]

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Seven Steps to a Gender Analysis 

This seven-step process for conducting gender analysis is part of the Jhpiego Gender Analysis Toolkit for Health Systems. This Toolkit provides public health practitioners globally a set of best practices for gender integration, aiming to advance health and gender equity goals together through systematic analysis grounded in each cultural context.  Key benefits include tailoring design […]

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The Digital-Gender-Gap Policy Brief

This policy brief highlights the persistent digital gender gap, particularly prevalent in low-to-middle-income countries. In this brief, you will learn how women’s limited access to mobile phones and internet exacerbates health inequities. Key issues addressed include low levels of digital skills among women, gender stereotypes, and underrepresentation of women in STEM fields. Additionally, the brief […]

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The need for feminist intersectionality in digital health

In this article, you will find information on the importance of incorporating a feminist approach into digital health. The authors disclose that while women frequently use digital health tools, women from marginalized areas, including those from low socioeconomic status or ethnic minorities, are often underrepresented. Furthermore, you will find information and interesting discussions on the […]

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