The First 100 Years is a ground-breaking history project charting the journey of women in law since 1919. The project’s vision is to ensure a strong and equal future for all women in the legal profession through a deep understanding of the past combined with a celebration of today. It therefore supports SDG 5 with a focus on target 5 concerned with women in leadership positions. This video interview with Lady Hale, the first female President of the Supreme Court, gives a personal account of her being the ‘first’ many times over and the role of women in the legal profession.
Elsevier, Midwifery, Volume 54, November 2017
Factors influencing use of family planning in women living in crisis affected areas of Sub-Saharan Africa: A review of the literature
Background far too many women continue to die from pregnancy and childbirth related causes.
Elsevier, Neuron, Volume 96, 15 November 2017
Elsevier, Annals of Tourism Research, Volume 67, November 2017
Water worries: An intersectional feminist political ecology of tourism and water in Labuan Bajo, Indonesia
Framed in feminist political ecology, this paper presents an intersectional analysis of the gender-water-tourism nexus.
Elsevier, The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health, Volume 1, November 2017
Gender disparities in child development in the east Asia-Pacific region: a cross-sectional, population-based, multicountry observational study
Background Gender differences in child development have been extensively studied in high-income countries, but few data are available from low-income and middle-income countries.
Elsevier, Telematics and Informatics, Volume 34, November 2017
Exploring the role of telemedicine in improving access to healthcare services by women and girls in rural Nepal
In this study, we explore the role of telemedicine in reducing gender-based barriers women and girls in rural areas of Nepal are facing to access healthcare services.
Elsevier, Contraception, Volume 96, October 2017
Community-based distribution of misoprostol for early abortion: evaluation of a program along the Thailand–Burma border
Background Although abortion is legal in Thailand for a number of indications, women from Burma residing in Thailand are rarely able to access safe services.
Elsevier, The Lancet Global Health, Volume 5, September 2017
The SWPER index for women's empowerment in Africa: development and validation of an index based on survey data
Background The Sustainable Development Goals strongly focus on equity. Goal 5 explicitly aims to empower all women and girls, reinforcing the need to have a reliable indicator to track progress.
Elsevier, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Volume 72, 1 September 2017
Should I stay or should I go? Implications of maternity leave choice for perceptions of working mothers
Working mothers often find themselves in a difficult situation when trying to balance work and family responsibilities and to manage expectations about their work and parental effectiveness.
Elsevier, Economic Analysis and Policy, Volume 55, 1 September 2017
This paper extends the debate about redressing persistent gender inequality in Australia by examining the relationship between labour productivity and the wage gap in all states and territories (1986–