60/40 Gender Parity Rule in Global Health Panels

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60/40 Gender Parity Rule in Global Health Panels

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Women in Global Health started this petition to Global Health Community

Gender parity in global health panels should be the norm and a commitment that everyone working for gender equality should commit to, be a part of the social change: sign our 60/40 Rule Gender Panel & Meeting Parity Pledge in Global Health.

  • Say NO to speaking engagements and decision-making roundtables that don’t meet the highest standard of fairness, i.e.: where men and women are not represented in an equitable manner.
  • Say NO to participating in panels or roundtables unless there is at least 40-60% representation of women, not including the chair or moderator. Sign our 60/40 Rule Gender Panel & Meeting Parity Pledge in Global Health


I support women in global health, and I commit to:
[ ] Increasing the visibility and recognition of women in global health, by nominating at least one women in my field for an award or honor
[ ] Organizing an event to discuss the issue of women's leadership in global health and in our organization, from a brown bag for staff to a public event
[ ] Disaggregating data in my organization or department by gender on human resources and other health areas[ ] Adopting a policy of achieving gender parity in my organization or department and working to create a gender equal working culture  
[ ] Mentoring & Sponsoring __ number of women this year

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This petition had 171 supporters