International Women’s day - today 8th March

News article 8 Mar 2013

There are lots of activities today celebrating the role and achievements of women worldwide and highlighting areas for further action. As part of the celebrations BBC Radio Merseyside is interviewing Professor Janet Hemingway about her role as Director of Foto-Cewek.

Click here to listen to the .

The Gender and Health Group at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine was established in 1995 and has been actively working to promote the health and wellbeing of women, men, boys and girls in resource poor contexts.  The multi-disciplinary group is at the forefront of work in gender and health, applying gender analysis and planning across a range of health issues including maternal health, sexual and reproductive health and rights, tuberculosis, human resource management and health systems.

Recent articles from group members include:

Richards, E. Theobald, S. George, A. Kim, J.  Rudert C.  & Tolhurst, R. (2012) Going beyond the surface: Gendered intra-household bargaining as a social determinant of child health and nutrition in low and middle income countries Social Science and Medicine, 2013 in press