April 2021 Blog Posts (9)

April 28th is World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2021 with the theme: Anticipate crises, prepare and respond: Invest today in resilient occupational safety and health systems. Under the slogan A…

April 28th is World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2021 with the theme: Anticipate crises, prepare and respond: Invest today in resilient occupational safety and health systems.

Under the slogan Anticipate, prepare and respond: Investing in resilient occupational safety and health systems today, the International Labour Organization launched its dialogue on occupational safety and health in response to emergencies and crises.

The following…

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Added by Catalina Ines Gutierrez on April 29, 2021 at 23:28 — No Comments

My Body is My Own

Dear Colleagues,

Did you know that only 55% of women have autonomy over their bodies? Women have the right to make decisions about their bodies free from violence, fear, or coercion.

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) just launched their State of World Population 2021.

It highlights the importance of education, the critical role of health providers in upholding and affirming the bodily autonomy of those seeking information and care, social norms, and the…

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Added by Catalina Ines Gutierrez on April 16, 2021 at 16:30 — 1 Comment

What is next for DME for Peace? Help us decide!

We are in the beginning stages of a redevelopment of DME for Peace and your insights would be invaluable!

This redevelopment is being guided by the concept of “access with ownership” – we want to provide a global platform that provides practitioners with access to the resources they need, connects them to other practitioners,…

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Added by Jennifer Howell on April 15, 2021 at 23:00 — No Comments

Global Human Development Indicators

Dear All,

I hope this post finds you well, and I wanted to share the link to the country profiles of the Human Development Report 2020. These newly released indicators are valuable for our context analysis. 

The country profiles have the following indicators:

  • Human Development Index (HDI),
  • Inequality-Adjusted Human Development Index (IHDI), 
  • Gender Development Index…
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Added by Catalina Ines Gutierrez on April 13, 2021 at 16:05 — No Comments

Woman

Do not brand me, do not command me

Mother, sister, or wife, I need not be

Fie on you! Do not try to define me!

When you define me, you confine me

I am me, just me.

Do not ever limit my thought

Do not tell me what I am not

If I am selfish, I do not hold monopoly

If I am moody, see it not as some folly

I am me, just me.

Stop the labels, enough with the stereotype

Look deep in the mirror, I hold no gripe

The burden of compassion, the burden…

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Added by Sriram Devanathan on April 9, 2021 at 17:53 — No Comments

Launch of Sex, Gender and COVID-19 Health Policy Portal

On the occasion of World Health Day today, Global Health 50/50, the African Population and Health Research Center and the International Center for Research on Women launched the Sex, Gender and COVID-19 Health Policy Portal. The portal provides the most comprehensive review of the integration of sex and gender into national COVID-19 public health policies globally.…

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Added by Dr. Abhishek Gautam on April 8, 2021 at 7:08 — No Comments

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