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July 30th marks the fifth World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, a call to action—for individuals and organizations—to protect and promote human rights among some of the world’s most vulnerable populations. As part of the United Nations 2030 Agenda, and specifically SDG 8 (Decent Work) and SDG 16 (Peace, justice and strong institutions), the global community has agreed to eliminate trafficking and companies are expected to meet ethical expectations for human rights standards.
XpertHR,

Pressing Questions on Reasonable Accommodations under the ADA and FMLA, 17 April 2019. 

This XpertHR blog contributes to SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth) and SDG 10 (reduced inequalities). Content within this post discusses the challenges faced by employers when navigating employee disability and accommodation matters.
XpertHR,

Sexual Harassment Prevention: Employers Must Do More, 2 April 2019.

This XpertHR blog post identifies the need for employers to do more in relation to sexual harassment prevention in the workplace. Relating to SDGs 8 (decent work and economic growth) and SDG 10 (reduced inequalities), this blog discusses the necessary actions employers must take to foster effective sexual harassment prevention strategies.
Elsevier,

Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 523-524.

This correspondence contributes to SDG 5 (gender equality), SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth) and SDG 10 (reduced inequalities), seeking to improve inclusion and diversity in science within low and middle-income countries (LMICs).
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, Page 14.

This correspondence contributes to SDG 5 (gender equality) and SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth), discussing gender gaps within the healthcare industry. The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has sought to address the challenge of inspiring women to aspire towards leadership roles as a key strategic goal.
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 528-529.

This correspondence discusses the changing vocabulary around gender equality within scientific publications. Such shifting vocabulary indicates accelerating change towards SDG 5 (gender equality) and SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth).
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.
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.

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