Safe and reliable healthcare is a basic human right. Women worldwide are still routinely denied access to their fundamental necessities, despite leading the force of frontline medical work as 70% of healthcare workers. Encompassing more than just inclusive medical care, CWL’s female voices are also dedicated to safeguarding female reproductive rights, providing comprehensive mental health resources, and ensuring protection against gender-based violence. Moreover, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the call to support women through immunization and treatment rollouts is louder than ever before.
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