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How the Pandemic Changed Attitudes About Menstrual Health in India

Innovation and outreach by individuals, governments, and global organizations have advanced understanding and support

The Resilience of Women in Sudan

An interview with Sudanese physician Sarah Khalifa

Gender

Women in Health Care: A Call for Pandemic Equity

At the G20 in Rome, it's time for a gender-responsive approach to COVID-19

Gender

Abortion in China

Writer Leta Hong Fincher reflects on abortion, women's rights, and the resilient feminist movement in China

Gender

Women and Suicide During COVID-19

In some countries, suicide among females has increased as the pandemic wears on

Gender

Reproductive Rights Are at a Crossroads in a COVID-Weary World

Some countries have improved access and care, while others have floundered 

Gender

The Color of COVID After Biden's First 100 Days

A stronger economy can be achieved by placing women, especially women of color, at the center of legislative framework

Gender

Gender Equality in the Global Return to School

COVID-19 is threatening to unravel decades of progress on women's education

Gender

An Overlooked Need In Global Emergencies

Amplified in crises, period poverty is often overlooked in government responses

Urbanization

Bridging Health Gaps With Inclusive Urbanization

To tackle health disparities, the global health community must promote inclusive urbanization

Gender

Violence in Times of Coronavirus—The Ugly Truth

We cannot afford to unsee domestic abuse after COVID-19—we need a world free from violence against women and children

Gender

Caring for Survivors of Gender-Based Violence in Afghanistan

Health workers can treat, speak up for, seek justice for, and empower survivors of gender-based violence

Governance

White Supremacy in Global Health

A Juneteenth pledge to continue the ever-changing march toward anti-racism, ending oppression, and achieving justice

Gender

Dual Pandemics: Coronavirus and Gender-Based Violence

With violence doubling in some places, women bear the brunt of COVID-19—lessons from Rwanda for a post-pandemic world