According to the United Nations, gender equality is fundamental to the achievement of all seventeen of the Sustainable Development Goals, affecting access to quality health care, exposure to health risks, and the outcomes of disease and disability—for children and parents alike. Conversely, improvements in health, from lower child mortality to greater access to reproductive care, can alter the power to access gender-related rights and freedoms. This section examines the new ways in which health and gender intersect and reinforce each other.
Gender and the Coronavirus Outbreak
Gender inequities make outbreaks worse, so why not integrate gender analysis into the response now to help save lives?
Human Development is the Best Contraceptive—Why India Does Not Need a Two-Child Norm
Key to harnessing potential of India is enhancing capabilities of young people and expanding freedoms of girls and women