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Solar water disinfection catalysed by metal-free photocatalyst has emerged as a promising approach for clean water production, directly contributing to SDG 6 (clean water and sanitation).
This article assesses governance challenges at the local level associated with SDG 6, which pledges to ensure sustainable water and sanitation for all. It reviews prior shortcomings in global monitoring efforts, as well as local governance challenges and potential barriers to implementation facing SDG 6.

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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).
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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.
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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).
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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.
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.
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.
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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