gender Tag

HRH2030 led a study that developed a sex-disaggregated leadership inventory to determine if female participation in leadership positions in the health and social services sectors increased after public or private sector institutions took specific measures or initiatives. The study also assessed the remaining gender...

In global health, gender competency enables health workers to identify how different norms, social constructs, roles, expectations, power differentials, opportunities, and constraints assigned to women, men, girls, and boys may influence behavior and choices. A gender-competent health worker strives to apply the needed knowledge,...

Over the past five years, HRH2030 has worked in more than 30 countries to bolster the health workforce, improve health outcomes, and advance health for all. We support health workers by implementing activities to enhance productivity and performance; number, skill mix, competencies, and quality;...

Around the world, gender norms influence the ability of couples and families to meet their family planning needs. HRH2030 developed the competency framework and technical brief to help service providers better understand what ‘gender sensitive communication’ really means and how to practice gender awareness....

HRH2030 and USAID’s Office of Population and Reproductive Health developed a global gender-competency framework for family planning service providers to improve gender-awareness in health workers. This second edition includes many updates like examples from Ethiopia and the Philippines....

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...

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...