15 Minutes on Women in Global Health

Joysna is one of three-hundred skilled health entrepreneurs (SHEs) are continuing to serve pregnant women and children during the COVID-19 pandemic in Sunamganj, Bangladesh. Tapash Paul/CARE

In this episode of the podcast we speak with Tikhala Itaye, the Director, Global Movement Building for Women in Global Health—an organization built on a global movement with the largest network of women and allies working to challenge power and privilege for gender equity in health. Tikhala talks about the challenges women in health care are facing, and the importance of gender equity in health care and why it’s not only good for women and those who identify as women, but for everyone.

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5 ways women and girls are impacted by the Ukraine conflict

Women fleeing Ukraine cross the border in Medyka, on the Ukraine-Poland border, on March 2, 2022. © Adrienne Surprenant /MYOP

As with all conflicts, the crisis in Ukraine is disproportionately affecting women and girls, both within the country and those fleeing across borders. CARE has identified five key areas where more support and attention are urgently needed for women and girls affected by the crisis in Ukraine:

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