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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 21-22.

This correspondence discusses Singapore's success in progressing towards SDG 3 (good health and well-being) and SDG 5 (gender equality).
Elsevier,

Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 19-20.

This correspondence contributes to SDG 3 (good health and well-being), SDG 4 (quality education), and SDG 5 (gender equality). In particular, this piece celebrates the female health volunteers of Nepal and expresses the importance of such roles in driving forward the health-related Millennium Development Goals and targets.
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).
Goal 3 on good health and wellbeing sets a target to improve sexual and reproductive health. Nominated for the Elsevier Atlas Award in October 2017, this article advances this target through its study of migrant, refugee and cross-border Burmese women in Thailand accessing safe abortions.
Nominated in September 2018 for the Elsevier Atlas Award, this study explores the effectiveness of peer-education in raising awareness of HIV/AIDS among foreign-origin street children. It supports goals 3 with a focus on target 3.3 as well as goal 4.
Elsevier,

Ecological Modelling, Volume 391, Jan 2019, Pages 9-15.

This article explores SDG 7 (affordable and clean energy), SDG 9 (industry, innovation and infrastructure), SDG 6 (clean water and sanitation) and SDG 12 (responsible consumption and production). The distinctive characteristics, self-efficiency or external dependency of energy demand’s water footprint in China’s two biggest and fastest developing megalopolises are explored.
Contributing to SDG 2 (zero hunger) and SDG 12 (responsible consumption and production), this research uses a holistic view to create a Food-Energy-Water (FEW) nexus in order to reveal the hidden connections related to food self-sufficiency issues within China and Japan.
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Journal of the Saudi Society of Agricultural Sciences, Volume 18, Issue 1, Jan 2019, Pages 61-71.
 

This study develops on SDG 2 (zero hunger), identifying a potential oilseed species for the semiarid tropics of India which can be grown efficiently in small spaces when grown alongside chickpeas as part of an intercropping system.

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