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Resources for Gender Equity

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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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Patchy signals: Capturing women’s voices in mobile phone surveys of rural India

In this article, the authors examine the challenges faced by women in rural India in accessing and utilizing mobile technology, especially mobile phone surveys. The authors discuss the socio-cultural barriers, such as male gatekeeping of technology and gender norms, that delay women’s access to mobile phones. This article also addresses the importance of privacy and […]

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Gender Equality Indicators: What, Why and How? 

Learn how gender indicators measure changes in gender gaps and women’s empowerment over time. Gender indicators can improve planning, programming, and accountability, as well as raise awareness. However, what gets measured depends on who defines the indicators. Local participation, adaptation to context, qualitative and quantitative data, and attention to implementation gaps are important for developing […]

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Gender Responsive Policy Analysis

In this policy brief you will find information on what gender analysis is, why it matters, who should conduct it, when it should be done, and how to carry it out. It examines differences among genders in needs, roles, access to resources and power, priorities, and involvement in societal structures. This article gives guidance on using sex-disaggregated […]

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How to do (or not to do) … gender analysis in health systems research

This article provides guidance for incorporating gender analysis into health systems research (HSR). It emphasizes that gender power relations affect how people interact with and within health systems, shaping needs, experiences, and outcomes. As such, accounting for gender is critical for producing valid and reliable HSR evidence.   The authors outline practical ways to build gender […]

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A Global Call to Action for Gender-Inclusive Data Collection and Use

This policy brief shows the need for more inclusive gender data collection in global health and development programs. In this brief, you will find information on how current binary male-female data metrics render transgender and gender diverse people invisible and how this exclusion propagates harmful discrimination and health disparities.  The brief provides insight on practices […]

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