Many global health organisations fail to act on gender equalityBMJ 2018; 360 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k1103 (Published 08 March 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;360:k1103
- Adrian O’Dowd
Many of the world’s leading global health organisations do not follow gender balanced policies or have gender equality practices in place, a report1 from an independent research initiative has claimed.
Fewer than a third of the group define gender in a manner that is consistent with global norms—a prerequisite for effective and equitable programming, Global Health 50/50, an independent initiative that seeks to promote action and accountability for gender, said.
Amina Mohammed, United Nations deputy secretary-general, said in the report’s foreword that the findings showed …