When a baby is born, families and homes go through significant changes. The roles of mothers, fathers, and caregivers shift. Gender plays a crucial role in deciding who does which tasks, when, and for how long. This has a significant impact on work, income, and even leisure. The Gender and Diversity Sector Framework Document sheds light on the inequalities experienced within … [Read more...] about Families: What do they need to achieve equitable parenting?
"I always wanted to be a father. It was great news the day my partner and I took the pregnancy test and it came back positive. I thought I was prepared for what was to come - or so I thought - because I had been involved in raising my younger brother. During the pregnancy, thanks to my partner, I understood that my responsibility as a father began from the moment we made the … [Read more...] about Active Fatherhood: the Best Gift for this Father’s Day
Evidence is fundamental to inform and guide public policies. As we mentioned in another blog post, access to high-quality data and knowledge is as important for societies as medical exams are for individuals' health. They allow us to identify problems that are often invisible to the naked eye, their underlying causes, and possible solutions. Unfortunately, data and rigorous … [Read more...] about Key Learnings about the LGBTQ+ Population from the Research Agenda
It's May 28, 2023: International Menstrual Hygiene Day. Still to this day, millions don´t have access to products that ensure proper menstrual health. This is compounded by stigmas, misinformation, and insufficient or inadequate infrastructure. The taboos associated with this natural process cause many girls to miss up to 5 days of school each month. Recently, several … [Read more...] about Menstrual Health and Menopause: Stages that Go Hand in Hand
World Web Accessibility Awareness Day is celebrated every year to raise visibility on the importance of digital accessibility. In an increasingly virtual world, it is crucial to ensure that all individuals, regardless of their abilities or disabilities, can access and use the information, services, and products available online. We all have the right to access online … [Read more...] about Digital Accessibility: An Essential Right