Welcome to the fifth issue of Women Across Frontiers, which we devote to a critical issue of public policy: Women and Health.
Health is a fundamental human right. Yet, around the world, a person’s sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, race, ethnicity, age, income as well as socio-cultural norms determine her or his ability to access health care. [read more]
Physical inactivity, a major risk factor for poor health and chronic disease, is becoming increasingly prevalent in high-income Arab countries – and its consequences fall particularly heavily on women.
As the United States prepares for the forthcoming assault on reproductive rights by the Trump administration, it can learn a lot from the recent gain in Uruguay.
Through various apps and websites, women are now able to fill their prescriptions via a few simple clicks of the mouse or taps on their smartphones.