Women In Global Health Post Highlights 10 Asks On Gender Equality For U.N. General Assembly
Women in Global Health: Ten Asks: doing things differently in Gender Equality and Global Health
Roopa Dhatt, executive director and co-founder of Women in Global Health, and colleagues offer reflections for the 73rd U.N. General Assembly and high-level meetings, highlighting 10 asks on gender for U.N. Member States and international organizations attending the meetings. These include “1.Change the narrative … 2. Shift the mind-set … 3. Include voices from the South … 4. Record and value unpaid health and social care work … 5. Adopt gender transformative strategies … 6. Root out inequity … 7. Close all gender gaps … 8. Customize policy solutions … 9. Support collective action … 10. Understand that gender equality in global health is everyone’s business” (9/19).