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SDG 5 Gender Equality

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SDG 5 Gender Equality

Social distancing has changed Brazilian women’s eating habits, study shows
SDG 3, SDG 5
Social distancing has changed Brazilian women’s eating habits, study shows

More than 1,000 volunteers completed an online questionnaire designed by Brazilian researchers. The results show that more women are cooking, sitting down to eat, snacking between meals, and ordering takeaway meals, while dieting and supermarket shopping have declined.


“Gender equity in science is a major concern,” says NSF head
SDG 5
“Gender equity in science is a major concern,” says NSF head

France Córdova gave an interview where she spoke of initiatives designed to stimulate women to rise to leadership positions in academia, and how science can help us dispel myths and understand the true nature of things.


Gender Working Group assesses gender equity in scientific research
SDG 5
Gender Working Group assesses gender equity in scientific research

Global Research Council’s annual summit turns its spotlight to women’s participation in research. Gender Working Group posts survey online to collect data from all five continents.


News about research projects funded by FAPESP and articulated with the SDGs: