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SDG 5 Gender Equality

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SDG 5 Gender Equality

Scientific publishers and funding agencies unite in favor of racial and ethnic diversity in research
SDG 5, SDG 10
Scientific publishers and funding agencies unite in favor of racial and ethnic diversity in research

Initiatives developed by Elsevier, Royal Society of Chemistry, South Africa’s National Research Foundation and German Research Foundation were presented at event held in The Hague, Netherlands.


The quest for equity and inclusion in the research ecosystem has moved beyond the gender issue
SDG 5, SDG 10
The quest for equity and inclusion in the research ecosystem has moved beyond the gender issue

This assessment was made by participants of an event promoted on Tuesday by the Gender Working Group of the Global Research Council. One of the panelists was Marco Antonio Zago, president of FAPESP.


Leaders of higher education institutions meet to discuss equity and diversity policies
SDG 5, SDG 10
Leaders of higher education institutions meet to discuss equity and diversity policies

Rectors, vice-rectors, pro-rectors and heads of department at universities in São Paulo state established Rede Equidade as a force for formulating and promoting equity programs that take into account the links between gender and other differences and inequalities.


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.


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