Twitter chat: What are the barriers to global gender equality?
In conjunction with this meeting, the WORLD Policy Analysis Center at UCLA’s Fielding School of Public health has released a new report, along with an accompanying online resource bank, compiling data on where women stand, and what laws and policies are holding them back.
We discussed how women’s rights have advanced in the last 20 years, where they have stagnated, and what can be done to promote increased gender equality worldwide on Twitter. Dr. Jody Heymann (@WPolicyForum), Dean of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, and founding director of the WORLD Policy Analysis Center, shared her insights based on the findings of the new report. Read the full discussion below.