Articles & Features

Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages e15-e16.

Focussing on SDG 5 (gender equality) and SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth), this correspondence discusses gender equity in academic medicine. In particular, this piece explores women's lag behind men in leadership positions. Transparent hiring processes should be adopted, institutionalising best practices to proactively attract and hire diverse leadership candidates.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 497-499.

Contributing to SDG 3 (good health and well-being) and SDG 5 (gender equality), this commentary explores if the genetics, anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and health-care experience of women and girls remain under-addressed in the health sciences.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 508-510.

Contributing to SDG 5 (gender equality), this commentary explores gender gaps within the academic publishing system.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 17-18.

This correspondence piece discusses gender equity and institutional transformations within science, technology, engineering and mathematics research faculties, relating to SDG 5 (gender equality) and SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth).
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 515-516.

Continuing this special issues focus on SDG 5 (gender equality) within science, medicine and health. This perspective piece suggests that themes of power, systemic inequity, and bias are far more influential, inspiring and effective at driving gender equality compared to business cases and economic themes.
Elsevier,

Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 19-20.

This correspondence contributes to SDG 3 (good health and well-being), SDG 4 (quality education), and SDG 5 (gender equality). In particular, this piece celebrates the female health volunteers of Nepal and expresses the importance of such roles in driving forward the health-related Millennium Development Goals and targets.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 21-22.

This correspondence discusses Singapore's success in progressing towards SDG 3 (good health and well-being) and SDG 5 (gender equality).
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 517-518.

Directly contributing to SDG 5 (gender equality), SDG 3 (good health and well-being) and SDG 10 (reduced inequalities), this perspective piece discusses sociocultural constructs and patterns within sub-Saharan Africa surrounding cancer. There remains a stigma around cancer which continuous to risk women with cancer loosing their source of livelihood or family support.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 23-24.

This correspondence piece contributes to SDG 5 (gender equality) and SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth), exploring the empowerment of women in science within France and further French colonies.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 519-520.

Exploring SDGs 5 (gender equality) and 8 (decent work and economic growth), this perspective piece discusses the impacts of rapid privatisation and liberalised labour markets on women within Eastern Europe following the fall of the Berlin Wall.

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