In focus

Women and Health

Women and health

Improved health care for women affirms their right to the highest standards of health throughout their lives. In April, we highlight the significance of women's health on the overall quality of life, and the discrimination that often bars them from receiving preventative care and adequate medical attention. Though progress has been made in maternal health in the last 15 years, increased access and service provision for women's well-being and financial resources are needed in research to achieve the objectives set out in the Beijing Platform for Action.

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Environment
Environment
Power & Decision-making
Power and Decision-making
Girl Child
Girl Child
Economy
Economy
Poverty
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Violence against Women
Violence against Women
Human Rights
Human Rights
Education & Training
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Beiing at 20
Beijing at 20

Schedule

Our editorial packages feature facts, stories, audiovisual and social media content focused on each of the 12 "Critical Areas of Concern" identified in the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. They'll be rolled out once a month beginning in June of 2014. Below are the release dates for upcoming topics.

  • Women and the media [coming in May 2015]
  • Women and armed conflict [coming in June 2015]