Gender equality and women's empowerment

Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Number 10171, 9 February 2019, pages 493-610. 

This special issue from The Lancet focusses on SDG 5 (gender equality) within science, medicine, and global health, contributing to SDG 3 (good health and wellbeing).  This issue also contributes to SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth) and SDG 10 (reduced inequalities).

Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 6-8.

Focussing on SDG 5 (gender equality), this correspondence seeks to explore the factors influencing adolescent girls' interest in science. Understanding these factors is an important step to reduce the gender gap within science, technology, engineering and mathematics undergraduate and graduate study programmes.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Page 493.

Contributing to SDGs 3 (good health and well-being), 5 (gender equality) and 16 (peace, justice and strong institutions), this editorial piece discusses the need for men, researchers, clinicians, institutional leaders and medical journals to improve gender equity and support feminism within the fields of science, medicine and global health.
Elsevier,

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.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 529-530.

This correspondence develops SDG 5 (gender equality) and SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth). By discussing the challenges and opportunities faced by disparate professional women over generations, valuable lessons, learning and skills can develop, enabling gender equality to flourish.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 497-499.

Contributing to SDG 3 (good health and well-being) and SDG 5 (gender equality), this commentary explores if the genetics, anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and health-care experience of women and girls remain under-addressed in the health sciences.
This Canadian study identifies gender pay gaps in research funding are attributable to less favourable assessments of women investigators, not of the quality of their proposed research. Developing SDG 5 (gender equality) and SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth), this research article identifies strategies to foster fair and rigorous academia peer review systems.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 560-569.

Directly contributing to SDG 3 (good health and well-being), SDG 5 (gender equality) and SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth), this review promotes why gender equality in science, medicine and global health matters for health and health-related outcomes.
Elsevier,

The Lancet, Volume 393, Issue 10171, 9–15 February 2019, Pages 23-24.

This correspondence piece contributes to SDG 5 (gender equality) and SDG 8 (decent work and economic growth), exploring the empowerment of women in science within France and further French colonies.
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.

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