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The World Health Organization's Department of Gender, Women and Health (GWH) "brings attention to the ways in which biological and social differences between women and men affect health and the steps needed to achieve health equity." On their homepage, visitors can look at the right-hand side to get quick information about upcoming events sponsored by the GWH, read their monthly update, and also click on a link that will take them to the latest publications from the GWH team. On the left-hand side of the page, visitors can learn more about some of their specific areas of interest, including work on gender-based violence, gender and HIV/AIDS, and gender mainstreaming. Additionally, the "Gender and other health topics" area includes information sheets on gender and blindness, gender and mental health, as well as many other topics.

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  • Health > General
  • Health > Human Sexuality
  • Health > Nutrition

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    Health -- Human sexuality,Health -- Body systems and senses,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120928114643994T,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,Health -- Family life,Health,Life Science,Health -- Disease,Social Sciences,Health -- Nutrition,NSDL

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    English

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