Responding to Gender Issues to Improve Outcomes in Zika-related Health Care
This document provides information on the issues surrounding gender with regards to Zika- related health care.
It highlights the main issues:
• Gender-related roles and values
• Limited access to and/or control over sexuality education, contraceptives, and other reproductive health services
• Women’s lack of power to negotiate contraceptive use (including condoms)
• Stigma leading to mother and child abandonment