Experts Urge Global Community To Prioritize Gender Equality, Health Of Women, Children Amid COVID-19
World Bank Blogs: Turning the tide: The fight to reclaim gains and accelerate progress for women and children
Inger Ashing, CEO of Save the Children, and colleagues, urge the international community to prioritize efforts on gender equality and protecting health care for women and children amid COVID-19. The authors conclude, “COVID-19 has changed the world forever. We each come to this with our own perspectives, but we all come to the same conclusion: By working together, we can ensure that the progress lost on gender equality in health can be clawed back. This is our commitment and we are calling on the international community to join us and contribute to getting progress back on track and accelerating our efforts to ensure women and children can access the health and nutrition services they need to survive and thrive” (11/10).