Gender equality and women's empowerment

Elsevier,

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.
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, Page 511.

This commentary expresses the urgent need for the inclusion of SDG 5 (gender equality) within global health communities. Ending discrimination against women and girls is essential to achieve SDG 3 (good health and well-being).
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 587-593.

This review piece highlights the chronic lack of recruitment, promotion, and retention of women in science and medicine. Developing SDG 5 (gender equality), this article expresses systemic, structural, organisational, institutional, cultural and societal barriers to equity and inclusion.
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, Pages 550-559.

Contributing to Sustainable Development Goals 3 (good health and well-being), 5 (gender equality), 8 (decent work and economic growth) and 10 (reduced inequalities), this research identifies the importance of diversification and gender equity in the scientific workforce and in the research populations to produce effective medical research.
Elsevier,

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.
Elsevier,

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.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 541-549.

This research piece explores factors contributing to women's under-representation in the medical industry, advancing SDG 3 (good health and well-being), SDG 5 (gender equality) and SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth).
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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