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3 Gendered Impacts of the Coronavirus Pandemic by Gabrielle Rocha Rios for Girls' Globe

3 Gendered Impacts of the Coronavirus Pandemic

While the full impact of this pandemic cannot be fully articulated yet, evidence from previous global crises indicates that the impacts of disease outbreaks are not gender-neutral.

Crises such as pandemics and natural disasters can exacerbate already existing gender inequalities. Successful efforts to address and mitigate the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic will require considerations of its gendered impacts.

Investing in the Power of Nurses

Investing in the Power of Nurses

Investing in the Power of Nurse Leadership: What Will It Take? is a new report reflecting the voices of nurses around the world.

Health Care Workers Matter for Gender Based Violence

It was 10:30 pm on a Monday night. After a long day at work, I was preparing to go to bed. I usually read before I go to sleep and I’d been trying to finish one book for ages but other things kept coming up.

Health Heroes on the Front Lines

At CARE, we want to say thank you to all health heroes, wherever you are. We appreciate you, and your commitment to helping others.

Improving Medical Response to Violence in Fragile Settings

Jimmy agreed to talk with me about the work CARE is doing to train health providers to respond to cases of sexual violence, which tend to increase in times of crisis, stretching already overburdened and under-resourced health and social service systems.

Keeping Girls In Sport When Everything Changes

The ubiquitous #LikeaGirl phenomenon took on new meaning with the release of a study in the Journal of Adolescent Health, which reported that English girls start to leave sports around puberty and the onset of breast development. It seems that the vast popularity of Run Like a Girl branding may

One Mother’s Response: What is integrated care for mothers and newborns?

Eleven months ago (today!) the most life-changing event took place in my life – I became a mother. The process of becoming a mother requires a support network that stretches beyond family and friends to a health care system that sees to all the needs of the expecting and new

An Interview with Kate Grant and the Fistula Foundation

Girls’ Globe values the voices of the incredible organizations in our network. Over the next year, Girls’ Globe will continue to highlight the amazing work of these organizations and what they are doing to improve the health and well-being of women and children around the world. Last week,

A Superhero for Every Child

Save the Children and BAFTA award-winning film makers Don’t Panic unveiled a powerful short film to help raise global awareness of the millions of children struggling to survive in some of the poorest and most disadvantaged communities on the planet. A staggering 17,000 children under-five

Fighting HIV in Kenya: Stories from the Field

Three years ago, I spent the summer working in Eldoret, Kenya with the Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare (AMPATH) program at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital.  The program, founded by the visionary Dr. Joseph Mamlin, specializes in HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention and boasts a catchment

Give Mothers and Babies Life

Imagine this. You are almost nine months pregnant somewhere in rural Nigeria. It is 20 kilometers to the nearest clinic and you have no way to get there without walking. None of your friends or family can afford to help you nor are they able

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