Gender, women and health

WHO gender policy: Integrating gender perspectives in the work of WHO

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World Health Organization

Publication details

Number of pages: 4
Languages: English
Publication date: January 2002
WHO reference number: WHO/FCH/GWH/03.1

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OVERVIEW

WHO has identified gender as an issue cutting across all of its programmes and activities. In 2002, the Director-General of WHO issued a policy statement highlighting a strong and visible political commitment to promoting gender equity in health.