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

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