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April 2nd, 2019

The #SDGBookClub helps children learn about the Sustainable Development Goals. The book club presents a selection of books for children aged 5-12 on each of the goals. Check out the books that have been selected in support of Goal 1 - No Poverty.
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Teaching and Teacher Education, Volume 80, April 2019, Pages 190-204.

This research piece explores the literature surrounding integration of gender and sexual diversity in teacher education, relating to SDG 4 (quality education) and SDG 10 (reduced inequalities).
This article supports SDG 1 (no poverty) and SDG 3 (good health and well being). Exposure to community health nursing services mitigates the mortality risk of children with uneducated and relatively poor mothers. Community health nurse approaches to community-based health services represents a core health component of poverty reduction programs.
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World Development, Volume 118, 2019, Pages 27-38, ISSN 0305-750X, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2019.02.008.

This paper contributes to goal 4 by calling for a careful assessment of the politics of education reform, particularly teacher policy reforms. It identifies three special challenges linked to these reforms: they are generally contentious, often threatening the institutional interests of well-organized and politically powerful teacher unions; their implementation is opaque, as impact depends on classroom-level change that is difficult for reformers to monitor; and benefits are long-term, usually well beyond the political tenure of reform champions.
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The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 526-527.

Contributing to SDG 5 (gender equality), this correspondence explores Yemeni women's under-representation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The article discusses the challenges women face because of their societies' cultures and institutions.
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The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 508-510.

Contributing to SDG 5 (gender equality), this commentary explores gender gaps within the academic publishing system.
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The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 570-578

This review expresses ways in which the feminist theory has been applied to medical education and medical education research, developing SDGs 5 (gender equality) and 4 (quality education).
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The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 604-608.

Contributing to SDG 5 (gender equality), SDG 3 (good health and well-being) and SDG 4 (quality education), this viewpoint piece explores USA and UK women's participation in higher education and their representation as researchers and leaders in science, medicine and global health fields.
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The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 512-514.

Directly contributing to SDG 10 (reduced inequalities), SDG 5 (gender equality) and SDG 4 (quality education), this report investigates sexual harassment incidents within academia and discusses the uprising of online naming and shaming of sexual harassment culprits.
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International Journal of Educational Development, Volume 59, March 2018, Pages 28-34

Education is an important factor in improving quality life among the world's poor and yet keeping young women, in particular, in education remains a consistent challenge. Nominated for the Elsevier Atlas Award in March 2018, this article examines a scholarship programme for young indigenous women and how education is a tool for women's empowerment, advancing SDGs 4 and 5.

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