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Around the world, gender norms influence the ability of individuals, couples, and families to meet their desired family planning (FP) needs. Provider bias and power imbalances in client-provider and client-client interactions impact the quality and accessibility of FP reproductive health (RH) service providers who have...

This post originally appeared on the Frontline Health Workers Coalition blog. Health workers can be powerful change agents to address equity. We’ve seen frontline workers heroically fight Ebola. We’ve seen them overcome stigma and their own biases to provide quality HIV services. What if we could...

While women account for more than 50 percent of the health workforce in Jordan, they are underrepresented in top management roles. Initial results from recent HRH2030 research in the country reveal that 57 percent of 2,082 female health workers surveyed report having fewer opportunities than...

Samantha Law is a manager with Chemonics’ Global Health Division and serves as gender lead on HRH2030. Each year on March 8, people and organizations around the world celebrate International Women's Day to commemorate the movement for women's rights. This year’s campaign #PressforProgress underscores the continued need...

With support from USAID’s Office of Population and Reproductive Health, HRH2030 recently convened a group of gender, family-planning, gender-based violence, and HRH experts and practicing midwives and nurses for a consultative forum to vet its work on defining and advancing gender competence in the family...

Women account for more than 50 percent of the health workforce in Jordan; however, women are largely underrepresented at decision-making levels in the health sector. According to the USAID-funded HRH2030 program's review of Ministry of Health statistics, women comprise 55 percent of the ministry’s staff,...