Gender and Health: Impacts of Structural Sexism, Gender Norms, Relational Power Dynamics, and Gender Inequalities

Date and Time

– October 26, 2022, 05:00 PM EDT

Virtual only.

Event Information

Workshop Objectives

  • Review definitions and conceptual frameworks commonly used to study structural sexism, gender norms, relational power dynamics, and gender inequities in health.  
  • Examine issues in measurement and methods to evaluate structural sexism, gender norms, relational power dynamics, and gender inequities.  
  • Identify modifiable factors and points of intervention to mitigate health disparities based in structural sexism, gender norms, relational power dynamics, and gender inequities. 
  • Highlight interventions (evidence-based practices, promising practices, etc.) and targeting different levels (e.g., socioecological, multilevel frameworks) aimed at mitigating health disparities based in structural sexism, gender norms, relational power dynamics, and gender inequities. 
  • Identify opportunities to advance research and foster collaborations on health impacts of structural sexism, gender norms, relational power dynamics, and gender inequities.