Gender equality and women's empowerment

Advancing SDG 5 (gender equality), Elsevier is preparing a new global gender and research report to promote gender diversity and advance gender equity using data and an evidence-based approach.
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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.
This special issue of The Lancet is dedicated to advancing SDG 5 (gender equality) with its focus on gender equity in science, medicine and global health.
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The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 504-506.

Exploring SDG 5 (gender equality), this commentary explores a reduced number of senior level women in scientific research within Africa. Structural changes along with improved best practice is necessary to close the African gender gap.
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The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 9-11.

Contributing to SDGs 5 (gender equality) and 3 (good health and well-being), this correspondence explores sources of bias in grant selection processes within the USA's medical and scientific industry. Recognition of such factors has the potential to advance career development of women within science and develop future funding of diverse medical research.
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The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 594-600.

Developing SDG 5 (gender equality), this health policy piece seeks to improve the career progression of women and ethnic minorities in public health universities by including staff diversity data in university rankings.
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The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 506-508.

Directly contributing to SDG 5 (gender equality), this commentary discusses the necessity for gender advocacy campaigns to acknowledge and support non-binary people, including trans women from both high and low-income countries.
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The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 7 February 2019, Pages 12-13.

Focussing on SDG 5 (gender equality), this correspondence explores the leadership gender gap in health research within Cameroon. In particular, the role of female mentor-protégé relationships and their opportunities are discussed.
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The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 601-603.

Directly relevant to SDGs 5 (gender equality), 3 (good health and well-being) and 8 (decent work and economic growth), this viewpoint proposes four critical recommendations to achieve women's representation and gender-inclusive practices across every level of science, medicine and global health.
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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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