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Descriptor English: Gender Equity
Descriptor Spanish: Equidad de Género
Descriptor Portuguese: Equidade de Gênero
Descriptor French: Équité des Genres
Entry term(s): Equality of the Genders
Equality, Gender
Equities, Gender
Equity, Gender
Gender Egalitarianism
Gender Equalities
Gender Equality
Gender Equality in Health
Gender Equities
Gender Equity in Health
Gendered Equality
Gendered Equity
Sex Equality
Sex Equity
Sexual Equality
Sexual Equity
Tree number(s): F01.145.813.550.312
I01.880.302
SP3.001.050.010
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000084803
Scope note: Fairness of treatment for men and women according to their respective needs. This may include equal treatment or treatment that is different but which is considered equivalent in terms of rights, benefits, obligations, and opportunities. [United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization]
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
Public MeSH Note: 2021
History Note: 2021
DeCS ID: 59562
Unique ID: D000084803
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Date Established: 2021/01/01
Date of Entry: 2020/07/07
Revision Date: 2020/06/19
Gender Equity - Preferred
Concept UI M000683357
Scope note Fairness of treatment for men and women according to their respective needs. This may include equal treatment or treatment that is different but which is considered equivalent in terms of rights, benefits, obligations, and opportunities. [United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization]
Preferred term Gender Equity
Entry term(s) Equities, Gender
Equity, Gender
Gender Equities
Gender Equity in Health
Gendered Equity
Sex Equity
Sexual Equity
Gender Equality - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000683358
Scope note Rights, responsibilities and opportunities will not depend on whether persons were born male or female. –[United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization]
Preferred term Gender Equality
Entry term(s) Equality of the Genders
Equality, Gender
Gender Egalitarianism
Gender Equalities
Gender Equality in Health
Gendered Equality
Sex Equality
Sexual Equality



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