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The WHO Gender Policy

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

To read the WHO Gender Policy in its entirety, click on one of the links below.

- WHO Gender Policy, English [pdf 205kb]
- WHO Gender Policy, Arabic [pdf 742kb]
- WHO Gender Policy, Chinese [pdf 503kb]
- WHO Gender Policy, French [pdf 715kb]
- WHO Gender Policy, Russian [pdf 317kb]
- WHO Gender Policy, Spanish [pdf 203kb]

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