Health

Health progress threatened by neglect of gender

The Sustainable Development Goals offer the prospect of ensuring healthy lives for the world's population by 2030. But this ambition will not be realised without eliminating gender inequality and changing society's attitudes ...

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Report advocates for adoptive parent leave

A new report calling for paid "attachment leave" for newly adopting Canadian families is reaching the ears of policy-makers in Ottawa, where advocates hope their call find its way into federal party platforms.

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How paid family leave is an investment in public health

Most Americans – on both sides of the political aisle – say they support paid parental leave. However, we haven't yet found the political will to make it happen. In part, that's because the discussion always seems to ...

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Women in hospital medicine face major obstacles

Women in hospital medicine face major obstacles during pregnancy, parental leave and returning to work, prompting a discussion about gender equity in medicine, according to a new study from researchers at the University of ...

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