Press Releases

  • In response to the Nairobi Statment on ICPD25: ​Strengthening Women’s Leadership and Gender Equity in Global Health to Accelerate Implementation of ICPD

    Women in Global Health recognise the landmark ICPD adopted by 179 countries in Cairo Egypt 25 years ago in 1994. We recognise the impact of the Programme for the rights of women and girls, gender equality and therefore for sustainable development and all of humanity.

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  • Setting the Feminist Agenda: Universal Healthcare and Women

    At today's webinar hosted by the National Women's Council of Ireland, Women in Global Health Deputy Director Sarah Hillware offered the following remarks.

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  • We Raise Our Voices in Solidarity

    We are experiencing and witnessing challenging times. As we write this, the world is processing the tragic events that have taken place in the US: unjust killings of African-Americans, including Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd have spurred demonstrations and demands for justice.

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  • Women in Global Health Statement on COVID-19 and the Future

    Dr. Roopa Dhatt, Executive Director of Women in Global Health offers the following address at the UN Women and OECD's Women Leaders Virtual Roundtable on COVID-19 and the Future

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  • In memorial of Maeve and Gideon McKean

    We are deeply saddened by the sudden loss of Maeve McKean and her son Gideon. Maeve was a passionate advocate for global health and gender equality.

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  • Operation 50/50

    Women in Global Health (WGH), an international NGO working towards gender equity in the field of global health, has crowdsourced a list of over 100 female healthsecurity experts.

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  • Heroines in Health at UNGA74

    Honoring women health pioneers is integral to WGH. Heroines of health hold a variety of positions including department heads, nurses, community health workers (CHW), researchers, physicians, policymakers, representatives of INGOs, midwives, educators, human rights activists, and volunteers.

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