Research Papers

A Guide to Creating Gender-Sensitive Health Services

Health policies that are gender neutral assume that men and women are affected equally or in a similar manner by ill health. Because of social and biological differences, women and men face different

Author:
Women’s Health Council (WHC)
Document
01 Jan 2010

Gender Equality in Health: Improving Equality & Efficiency in Achieving Health for All

This booklet offers information to help program staff improve their understanding of how social norms, roles, and inequities affect health outcomes for women, men, boys, and girls. The goal of this bo

Author:
Pan America Health Organization (PAHO)
Document
01 Jan 2010

Structural Stigma, gender and Intersectionality. Implications for Mental Health Care

The purpose of this paper is to describe the most common forms and expressions of structural stigma from the perspective of a group of people who attended four treatment centers as a result of having

Author:
Jazmin Mora-Rios, Natalia Bautista
Document
01 Jun 2016

People Speak

Gender: Mainstreaming it in Medical Education An Interview with Dr. Sundari Ravindran

TK Sundari Ravindran has a PhD in Applied Economics and is currently professor at the Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies,


Dr. Sundari Ravindran

In the interview with Dr. Sundari Ravindran talks about the present status of our healthcare system and focuses the importance of gender sensitive medical services. She also discusses about her own experience and highlights the gaps in understandings among medical professionals in regard to gender issues in medicine.

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Understanding Sex and Gender

In the presentation on understanding sex and gender, Dr. Priya Prabhu explained the difference between biological sex and gender. She demonstrated that gender as a social construct plays a part in beh

Author:
Dr. Priya Prabhu
Document
27 Feb 2018

Other Papers

Gender Equality and Women’s Human Rights: Essential in Achieving Sustainable Development in Small island Developing States and Globally

The WMG advocates at this meeting affirm the inclusion of gender equality in the regional outcomes statements and call for further strengthening in the Interregional statement, calling for the inclusi

Author:
Women’s Major Group .
Document
10 Jun 2013

Engaging Men and Boys for Gender Equality and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

This tool is a living document that provides guidance on good partnership practices that promote strong relationships between civil society organizations and government representatives on engaging men

Author:
Promundo Global
Document
01 Jan 2017

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