Articles & Features

Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 27-28.

This correspondence discusses the ways in which Sweden's feminist foreign policy could be applied to governments across the world in efforts to improve SDG 3 (global health and well-being) and SDG 5 (gender equality).
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 524-526.

Developing SDG 5 (gender equality), this correspondence explains Australia's strategy to achieve gender equality in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 7 February 2019, Pages 12-13.

Focussing on SDG 5 (gender equality), this correspondence explores the leadership gender gap in health research within Cameroon. In particular, the role of female mentor-protégé relationships and their opportunities are discussed.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 527-528.

Focussing on SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth) and SDG 5 (gender equality), this correspondence explores the gender gaps present within China's science and medical professions. Women, and in particular ethnic-minority women are largely under-represented within these senior level career sectors.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 604-608.

Contributing to SDG 5 (gender equality), SDG 3 (good health and well-being) and SDG 4 (quality education), this viewpoint piece explores USA and UK women's participation in higher education and their representation as researchers and leaders in science, medicine and global health fields.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 506-508.

Directly contributing to SDG 5 (gender equality), this commentary discusses the necessity for gender advocacy campaigns to acknowledge and support non-binary people, including trans women from both high and low-income countries.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 526-527.

Contributing to SDG 5 (gender equality), this correspondence explores Yemeni women's under-representation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The article discusses the challenges women face because of their societies' cultures and institutions.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 587-593.

This review piece highlights the chronic lack of recruitment, promotion, and retention of women in science and medicine. Developing SDG 5 (gender equality), this article expresses systemic, structural, organisational, institutional, cultural and societal barriers to equity and inclusion.
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 594-600.

Developing SDG 5 (gender equality), this health policy piece seeks to improve the career progression of women and ethnic minorities in public health universities by including staff diversity data in university rankings.

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