Friends Of Global Fight Blog Series Explores Gender Equality, Efforts To End AIDS, TB, Malaria Epidemics

Friends of the Global Fight: Empowering Women and Girls to Shrink the Global HIV Epidemic
In this blog post, the second in a series of blog posts by Friends of the Global Fight addressing gender equality, Mark P. Lagon, chief policy officer, and Sydney Spencer, global health policy intern, both at Friends of the Global Fight, discuss the role of gender norms in HIV transmission among women and girls and recommend strategies to support programs and activities that address the specific needs of women and girls, including strengthening men’s involvement in these programs (7/27).

Friends of the Global Fight: Economic Growth Needs Women — Healthy Women
In this blog post, Lagon and Spencer discuss the economic burden of gender gaps and the Global Fund’s role in supporting women’s economic empowerment (8/17).