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Gender Mainstreaming in Teacher Education

Mainstreaming gender in teacher education is crucial to promote gender equality, without which quality education cannot be achieved. Read more

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Dr Meena Savjani of Rajawadi Hospital, Mumbai, was awarded the Dignity Award in the ‘Medical Service

In a proud moment for MCGM and CEHAT, Dr Meena Savjani of Rajawadi Hospital, Mumbai, was awarded the Dignity Award in the ‘Medical Service Provider’ category for her untiring efforts over the years towards ensuring comprehensive and gender-sensitive care for survivors of sexual violence. Read more

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Non-Binary Gender Increases the Risk for Experiencing Healthcare Disparities

As non-binary gender becomes more mainstream, it's important for physicians to create a welcoming, care-centered environment for patients who identify as such. Read more

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In the Spotlight: How Racism Affects the Healthcare Workforce

In a commentary published in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ashish Premkumar, MD, of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago, and colleagues, described issues pertaining to race and racism that affect clinicians in the healthcare workforce. Read more

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How gender disparities in salary add up over a lifetime

Around the country, women physician researchers make 7 to 8 percent less per year than men. At the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, efforts to eliminate such a gender disparity have cut the difference in salaries from 2.6 percent in 2005 to a statistically insignificant 1.9 percent in 2016. But even with that improvement and seemingly s... Read more

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What a medical school on a Rwandan hilltop can teach the United States

Doctors learn to treat patients without all the high-tech tools — and fairness and access are crucial. Read more

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Judith Butler: the backlash against “gender ideology” must stop

Gender theory is neither destructive nor indoctrinating: it simply seeks a form of political freedom. Read more

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Japan an underdeveloped country for women

Among the 149 countries covered in the latest world gender gap index, Japan’s position improved slightly from 114th a year ago to 110th. Still, Japan remains the lowest among the Group of Seven nations and 16th among the Group of 20 countries — ahead of only South Korea, Turkey and Saudi Arabia. Read more

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1 in 5 Non-Binary People Denied Medical Treatment Based on Their Identity

Intake forms and medical records might not allow gender options besides male or female, which can lead to misgendering non-binary patients, who then have to educate medical staff. Read more

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Pseudo-Scientific Hokum And The Experimentation On Children's Bodies

Since this article was published, Mermaids has gone on to expand its reach in the UK for children’s lives, with a British High Court judge banning Mermaids from communication with a family after it was discovered that the mother had forced her four-year-old son to live “life entirely as a girl.” Read more
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