Stop TB Partnership

TB Women

TB Women is a newly formed network of women in all our diversity, comprised of women leaders from across the globe and representing different constituencies that have come together to provide leadership, coordination, and respond to issues related to TB and gender equality.

TB Women’s mandate is two-fold:

  1. Build a movement and garner a collective voice on TB and gender equality
  2. Act as the global voice on women’s empowerment and evidence-based gender transformative TB policy, programming and representation

TB Women’s vision is a just and inclusive society, where women in all our diversity are empowered to realize a world free from TB. In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, where inequalities and marginalisation have been heightened and program resources stretched and program reach restricted, this has never been more important.

TB Women’s mission is to build a coordinated movement for a gender transformative TB response through women’s mobilization, empowerment, policy advocacy, innovation, evidence building and knowledge sharing.

TB Women (and it’s Strategic Plan 2021-2025) was launched on International Women’s Day 2021. Watch the launch event here:

Read the Stop TB Partnership Discussion Paper to understand more about Gender and TB.

Remarks from Hon. Gisela Scaglia MP, Americas TB Caucus