Lancet Global Health Piece Examines Emergence Of Gender Inequalities In Health, Well-Being Across Childhood, Adolescence In Asia-Pacific Region

The Lancet Global Health: Gender inequalities in health and wellbeing across the first two decades of life: an analysis of 40 low-income and middle-income countries in the Asia-Pacific region
Elissa Kennedy, co-program director for Maternal and Child Health and co-head of Global Adolescent Health at Burnet Institute, and colleagues discuss the emergence of gender inequalities in health and well-being across the first two decades of life — childhood and adolescence. The authors conclude, “These findings call for a focus on gender policy and programming in later childhood and early adolescence before gender inequalities become embedded” (10/19).

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