The COVID-19 and Gender Buzzboard covers many topics generated by users, and is a collaborative tool for agenda setting and research initiatives.
These insights are based on a combination of automated media monitoring and manual review by public health data analysts. Media data are publicly available data from many sources, such as social media, broadcast television, newspapers and magazines, news websites, online video, blogs, and more.
While the COVID-19 vaccines have given the world hope that the pandemic’s end is in sight, we now face another challenge: ensuring enough people actually get vaccinated to quell the disease.
This short video explains the concept of intersectionality and its application in social sciences.
Since its inception, the Gender Equality Index has strived to reflect this diversity. Intersecting inequalities capture how gender is manifested when combined with other characteristics such as age, dis/ability, migrant background, ethnicity, sexual orientation or socioeconomic background. An intersectional perspective highlights the complexity of gender equality.
In this brief video, Kimberlé Crenshaw, a 2017 National Association of Independent Schools People of Color Conference speaker, civil rights advocate, and professor at the University of California Los Angeles School of Law and Columbia University Law School, talks about intersectional theory, the study of how overlapping or intersecting social identities—particularly minority identities—relate to systems and structures of discrimination.
This video answers many questions posed to WHO experts about the COVID-19 vaccine.
The authors of this article state that confronting COVID-19 vaccine misinformation necessitates pre-emptive action to “immunize the public against misinformation”—a process that draws on the concept of psychological inoculation.
Data collected routinely by governments and by program implementers can be leveraged to inform and evaluate social and behavior change (SBC) programs.
The authors conducted a literature review on articles about intersectionality and chose articles based on the proportion of the article that was devoted to intersectionality, the strength of the intersectionality analysis, and its relevance to low and middle income countries.