Gender, equity and human rights

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This resource features over 100 downloadable publications and documents published by WHO, all of which serve to inform a variety of audiences on these three cross-cutting issues, so as to better spread awareness, strengthen capacity and develop evidence-based policies, programmes and actions that improve gender equality, eliminate health inequities and reinforce human rights in healthcare.

Glossary of terms and tools

There are often misconceptions about terms related to gender, equity and rights. WHO has chosen to define them in this way:

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