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Global Health: Women make up 70% of the health workforce and only 25% in leadership roles


Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director of the World Health Organization of the United Nations, stressed the importance of supporting and advancing the role of women leaders in the health sectors around the world, noting that women working in the health sector make up a large percentage of up to 70%, while the percentage of their leadership roles is low in the global health system.


Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director of the World Health Organization, said on his official Twitter account: “While women make up 70% of the health workforce, only 25% of leadership roles are held by women. It is clear that transformative gender policies are necessary to support women leaders. Advancement in the health sector and in every sector.



Regarding women’s participation in work, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization “UNESCO” confirmed the existence of a blatant bias against women in the fields of employment related to the fields of technology in the world, explaining that this bias against women’s work in the technological field will further entrench the templates of gender discrimination, and demanded The International Organization to root out gender bias in artificial intelligence.


And UNESCO, in a message on the official account on the “Twitter” website, stated the percentage of women working in the field of technology, saying: “Women represent only 22% of the number of workers in the field of artificial intelligence in the world, and there is a blatant bias against women at the level of jobs. in technology, perpetuating gender stereotypes.”

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