Gender, Migration and Health in SADC: A Focus on Women and Girls – Policy Brief 1

Key findings

This policy brief sets out the key findings of a study exploring gender, migration and health in the Southern African Development Community (SADC), with a focus on women and girls. As a region associated with high levels of population mobility, a high communicable and non-communicable disease burden, poor maternal and child health outcomes, pervasive gender inequity, and struggling public healthcare systems, SADC poses a number of challenges – and opportunities – to policy-makers and those working with policy.