Elsevier,

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.
This article addresses SDGs 3, 4 and 5 and by analying longitudinal data from 1995 to 2012-13 on women working in academic medicine in the USA, highlighting that women reporting severe sexual harassment in the workplace were more, rather than less, likely to pursue career advancement and attain full professorship. During career advancement, increased exposure to men who abuse their position of authority, and greater resilience and awareness of these abuses following early-career experiences of sexual harassment, are speculated to be potential reasons for this observed association.
Advancing SDGs 4 and 5, this article discusses how stereotypical assumptions about boys’ reading skills affect students’ reading outcomes.
Elsevier,

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.
This article addresses SDGs 3 and 5 by analysing the effectiveness of psychological interventions in treating anxiety, PTSD, depression, and psychological distress in women who have recently experienced or are currently experiencing intimate partner violence.
This article addresses SDGs 3 and 5 by comprehensively analysing the impact of various gender-transformative interventions and programmes on sexual and reproductive health, HIV, and violence outcomes in low-income and middle-income countries. Programmes evaluated included those aimed at redressing power imbalances by transforming restrictive gender norms such as attitudes related to violence, female genital mutilation, and early marriage.
This article addresses SDGs 3 and 5 by demonstrating the effectiveness of a self-help intervention in reducing symptoms of PTSD, depression, and other forms of psychological distress in female refugees, many of whom are survivors of gender-based physical or sexual violence in conflict-affected populations.
Elsevier,

The Lancet Global Health, Volume 8, Issue 2, February 2020, Pages e254-e263

Contributing to SDGs 3 and 5, this study used stress management workshops to improve psychological distress in female refugees in Uganda, 26% of whom had experienced physical violence from an intimate partner, 10% of whom had experienced sexual violence from an intimate partner, and 24% of whom had experienced physical violence from someone other than an intimate partner.
In this 60-minute webinar, Beth Zoller, XpertHR Legal Editor and former practicing employment attorney, provides insight into the top strategic and compliance HR challenges for 2020.Top strategic issues include recruiting and hiring, workforce planning, and employee benefits. Zoller also discusses compliance challenges such as employee leaves, drug testing and data security in this fast-paced webinar. Topics covered support SDG 3 (good health and well being), SDG 5 (gender equality), SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth) and SDG 10 (reduced inequalities).
Employees
State and local laws are expanding existing discrimination and harassment protections in order to encourage and promote diversity. This article explores some notable new laws based on emerging trends in diversity and inclusion. It supports SDG 5 (Gender Equality) and SDG 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth).

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