Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

This paper discusses the challenges in safely re-opening indoor sport centres and the measures already suggested by others to partly tackle these challenges. It also elaborates three potential additional measures and based on these additional measures, it suggests the concept of a certificate of equivalence that could allow indoor sports centers with such a certificate to re-open safely and more rapidly. It also attempts to stimulate increased preparedness of indoor sports centers that should allow them to remain open safely during potential next waves of SARS-CoV-2 as well as future pandemics. This contributes to SDGs 3, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 16.
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The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, Issue 3, March 2020, Page 183

 

In support of SDG 5, this reflections piece highlights the challenges of eradicating female genital mutilation (FGM) in Tanzania. Talha Khan Burki reviews the acclaimed documentary “In the Name of Your Daughter”, which focuses on the efforts of Rhobi Samwelly, a woman who runs a safe house for vulnerable girls at risk of FGM in her community and is working to change cultural attitudes towards this practice.
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The Leadership Quarterly, Volume 30, Issue 5, 2019, 101297

Norway was the first of ten countries to legislate gender quotas for boards of publicly traded firms. There is considerable debate and mixed evidence concerning the implications of female board representation. In this paper, the researchers explain the main sources of biases in the existing literature on the effects of women directors on firm performance and review methods to account for these biases. This addresses SDGs 5 and 8.
Contributing to SDGs 3 (Good Health and Well-being) and 5 (Gender Equality), this Elsevier Atlas Award winning article investigates the mental health impacts of psychological abuse within intimate relationships.
This special issue of The Lancet is dedicated to advancing SDG 5 (gender equality) with its focus on gender equity in science, medicine and global health.
This Canadian study identifies gender pay gaps in research funding are attributable to less favourable assessments of women investigators, not of the quality of their proposed research. Developing SDG 5 (gender equality) and SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth), this research article identifies strategies to foster fair and rigorous academia peer review systems.
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The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 502-504.

This commentary critically explores methods used to reduce implicit bias surrounding SDG 5 (gender equality) within science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine.
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The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 504-506.

Exploring SDG 5 (gender equality), this commentary explores a reduced number of senior level women in scientific research within Africa. Structural changes along with improved best practice is necessary to close the African gender gap.
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The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Page 511.

This commentary expresses the urgent need for the inclusion of SDG 5 (gender equality) within global health communities. Ending discrimination against women and girls is essential to achieve SDG 3 (good health and well-being).
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The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 550-559.

Contributing to Sustainable Development Goals 3 (good health and well-being), 5 (gender equality), 8 (decent work and economic growth) and 10 (reduced inequalities), this research identifies the importance of diversification and gender equity in the scientific workforce and in the research populations to produce effective medical research.

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