An elderly woman gets her eyes tested for free in Mumbai, India. Photo: Reuters

Letters | Why better eyesight is often a man’s right: the need to tackle the gender gap in health care

  • Women are more likely to go blind or have impaired vision, and yet have poorer access to health care, with devastating effects on their ability to earn and care for their families
  • Governments, civil society organisations and the community must join hands to correct this
Topic |   International Women's Day
An elderly woman gets her eyes tested for free in Mumbai, India. Photo: Reuters
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