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Published in 2020
To advance health equity during a novel communicable disease outbreak, public health practitioners must continue to be attentive to social and political circumstances that inform poor health. Such efforts are especially needed for populations who are exposed to numerous social and political factors that structure health inequity, such as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or otherwise-queer […]
Source: The Lancet
Global responses to the COVID-19 pandemic are converging with pervasive, existing sexual and reproductive health and justice inequities to disproportionately impact the health, wellbeing, and economic stability of women, girls, and vulnerable populations. This comment piece highlights the importance of a sexual and reproductive health and justice framework for monitoring and addressing the inequitable gender, health, and social […]
Source: Care International
This study reveals how the global pandemic is having a real and immediate economic impact on women in the developing world. The policy brief recommends that national governments, international and regional decision makers, business partners, and the private sector must prioritise women and girls in socio-economic crisis responses.
This newly-released research by UNFPA analyses how the COVID-19 pandemic could critically undermine progress made towards achieving these goals: Ending unmet need for family planning, ending gender-based violence including harmful practices such as female genital mutilation and child marriage, and ending all preventable maternal deaths.
Source: The New England Journal of Medicine
Access to safe abortion care is time sensitive and vitally important. This journal article highlights that the COVID-19 outbreak has illuminated several weaknesses in the US health care system. One lesson should be that the system of abortion care delivery must be strengthened in ways that prevent abortion access from being so easily rescinded in times […]
The UNFPA response to the COVID-19 pandemic within maternity care involves a 3-pronged approach: 1. Protect maternity care providers and the maternal health workforce 2. Provide safe and effective maternity care to women 3. Maintain and protect maternal health systems. In this technical brief, detailed practical recommendations across these 3 prongs are outlined for antenatal […]
The COVID-19 pandemic compounds existing gender inequalities, and increases risks of gender-based violence. This technical brief by UNFPA offers a comprehensive list of interventions to address gender-based discrimination in outbreak response.
Published in 2018
Source: Human Rights Watch
World Report 2018 is Human Rights Watch’s (HRW) 28th annual review of human rights practices around the globe. It summarizes key human rights issues in more than 90 countries and territories worldwide, drawing on events from late 2016 through November 2017. The Executive Director of HRW in his keynote essay, “The Pushback Against the Populist […]
This thematic paper examines economic and parental rights and responsibilities in Muslim families using the holistic Musawah approach, which integrates Islamic teachings, international human rights principles, national guarantees of equality, and realities of women’s and men’s lives today. There are four main sections in the paper: an overview of how classical Muslim jurists understood the […]
Source: Plan International
This fact sheet highlights specifically on girls’ rights and that millions of girls continue to struggle to claim their rights. Despite the existence of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and Convention for the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), international law overlooks girls, effectively rendering them invisible. Rarely […]