Sex, gender and COVID-19

In partnership with APHRC and ICRW, we are running the COVID-19 Sex-Disaggregated Data Tracker – the world’s largest public source of sex-disaggregated data on COVID-19.

Our monthly reports provide insights on the latest data, key takeaways, trends and gaps in reporting.

The COVID-19 Sex-Disaggregated Data Tracker
What proportion of 192 countries being tracked have ever reported sex-disaggregated data on COVID-19 along the clinical pathway?
Confirmed cases
0%
Deaths
0%
Hospitalisations
0%
ICU admissions
0%
Testing
0%
Confirmed cases among healthcare workers
0%

Our 2020 research shows

To what extent do 200 organisations active in global health and health policy promote gender equality and equity through their programmes and within the workplace?

Do organisations promote gender equality and diversity within their workplaces?
Commit to gender equality
0%
Workplace gender equality policies in place
0%
Workplace diversity & inclusion policies in place
0%
Define gender as a social construct
0%
Policies to promote diversity in their governing board in place
0%
Do organisations consider gender in their programmes?
Organisations that sex-disaggregate monitoring and evaluation
0%
Organisations with gender-transformative programmatic strategies
0%
Who leads and where?
Leaders educated in high-income countries
0%
Headquarters in Western Europe and North America
0%
Leaders from high-income countries
0%
Leaders that are men
0%
Global Health 50/50 wants to fast-forward the pace of change to make global health more gender equal. It works through three streams:

The Gender Sessions – celebrating IWD 2021 with The China Current

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Strengthening gender measures and data in the COVID-19 era: An urgent need for change

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Gender equality: flying blind in a time of crisis – Launching the Global Health 50/50 2021 report 

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'The data is clearly vital and the cost of adding it to existing data collection is minimal. Sometimes it’s just an extra box to tick or column to add.'
Sylvia Muyingo of @aphrc on why it's important to have sex-disaggregated #COVID19 data https://theconversation.com/covid-19-affects-men-and-women-differently-its-important-to-track-the-data-155671?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=bylinetwitterbutton via @TC_Africa

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