Towards gender equality in health in Afghanistan.

@article{Samar2014TowardsGE,
  title={Towards gender equality in health in Afghanistan.},
  author={Sima Samar and Anwer Aqil and Joanna Vogel and Lora Wentzel and Sharifullah Haqmal and Etsuko Matsunaga and Elena Vuolo and Nigina Abaszadeh},
  journal={Global public health},
  year={2014},
  volume={9 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          S76-92
        }
}
The Afghanistan gender inequality index shows that 70% loss in development is due to the limited participation of women in the workforce, low education and poor women's health outcomes. However, since the fall of the Taliban regime in 2002, gender inequalities in health have improved. This paper will review factors that led to these improvements. The review draws upon information from various sources, including formative and applied research, surveys and existing information systems. The review… CONTINUE READING
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