Video Spotlight

"'I'm a Health Worker' - Abduaraman Gidi" made by IntraHealth International.

CHWs as gender embedded and transformative agents: effectiveness, decent work and social change

The session Towards a Community Health Worker Gender Action Framework: Implications for Decent Work, Rights and Responsibilities, at the 4th global forum on Human Resources for Health brought together five panelists[i] to share evidence and experience on how gender shapes CHW work and how CHWs can be agents for gender transformation.

Emerging issues related to gender and community health workers

To celebrate International Women’s Day the REACHOUT Consortium held a symposium in Nairobi on “women in the changing world of work”. This article describes the key findings and themes that emerged from the symposium. 


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