7 out of 10 global health leaders are men: Study

Michelle Bachelet, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights says the healthcare sector is failing to address gender inequality. Image: REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate

Emma Charlton

Senior Writer, Formative Content


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The current global health system is failing to achieve gender equality. Image: The Global Health Report.
Only 30% of health leaders in the world are women. Image: The Global Health Report.

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The worldwide gender gap is closing – but too slowly. Image: World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2020

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