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Constance Newman

Constance Newman

Global technical lead for gender equality and health, IntraHealth International

Constance Newman, global technical lead for gender equality and health at IntraHealth International, creates practical tools and methodologies to help decision-makers and leaders at all levels understand the challenges of gender inequality and what it means for the health workforce. Newman has over 25 years of experience in health and development programs all over the world.

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4 Ways to Prevent Sexual Harassment in the Health Workforce

Lessons from Uganda for a safer, more equitable health sector.

Senegal’s New Roadmap for a Gender Transformative Human Resource Management Policy

The country is taking steps to change the working lives of health workers—particularly women.

A Death in Durham Stirs Drive to Prevent Intimate Partner Violence

A new research award honors the life of our friend and colleague, Raluca Iosif.

Where is Child Labor in the US Global Strategy to Empower Adolescent Girls?

Girls cannot be empowered if they are performing domestic labor that interferes with their education, development, and rights.

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AUTHORED RESOURCES

Analysis of Inequalities and Discrimination in the Recruitment, Retention, and Promotion of Women in Preservice Education and Health Care Facilities in Mali

This technical brief discusses approaches and results from the Mali Human Resources for Health Strengthening Activity .

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Reasons behind Current Gender Imbalances in Senior Global Health Roles and the Practice and Policy Changes that Can Catalyze Organizational Change

Results from a review of relevant literature and two gender analyses to highlight reasons for gender imbalances in senior roles in global health and ways to address them.

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Integration of Gender-Transformative Interventions into Health Professional Education Reform for the 21st Century: Implications of an Expert Review

Encouraging health professionals to make gender-transformative reforms and commit to promoting gender equality.

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Advancing Gender Equality in Health Systems

Capacity Plus developed learning tools to address the challenges of gender inequalities and discrimination in the health workforce and health professional education systems.

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Gender and Health Systems Strengthening: eLearning Course

The course will assist USAID field-based health officers, foreign service nationals, and U.S. government partners to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in health systems strengthening...

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