RHSC improves gender-equity and diversity credentials year on year
8th March 2021
International Women's Day 2021 saw the publication of the fourth Global Health 50/50 report in which the RHSC has ranked amongst the top 20% of 201 global organizations reviewed for their gender-related policies. The report addresses the inequalities in career opportunities and in the potential to benefit from the global health system. The RHSC has improved its scores in gender equality and workplace diversity as a result of mentorship programs that link early career participants with more seasoned supply professionals; a new scholarship and career orientation initiative aimed at increasing women’s participation in supply chain management; and greater flexibility in the face of COVID-19.
“On behalf of Global Health 50/50, we would like to congratulate Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition for their strong performance in the 2021 Gender and Health Index," said Kent Buse and Sarah Hawkes, Co-Directors, Global Health 50/50. "By taking deliberate and transparent actions Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition keeps the pressure on themselves and others in the sector to continue pushing for change, and provides much needed hope that we can achieve gender equality in our quest for health, dignity and social justice for all.’