In a letter to the editor, an Iranian woman reflects on the nationwide protests that have gripped the country in recent months. She paints a picture of the conflict from her insider’s perspective, suggests why these demonstrations have maintained such a foothold across many parts of society, and joins the voices crying out for a new era, built for and by women.
Gender is a crucial determinant of health. Emergency situations have the potential to reinforce deep-established structural gender inequalities. In our latest article, Kate Vanderbraak reflects on previous epidemics as well as COVID-19-borne implications for women across the world.