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Celebrating International Women’s Day 

Celebrating International Women’s Day 

International Women’s Day was established to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. It is a day to recognize the progress made towards gender equality, while also acknowledging the work that still needs to be done. At ScienceOpen, we are committed to celebrating International Women’s Day by honouring the spirit of empowerment, equality, and inclusivity and promoting scientific research related to the UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 5: Gender Equality. 

“SDG5 aims to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls” 

This International Women’s Day, we would like to shine a spotlight on the wealth of research on ScienceOpen that is dedicated to addressing issues faced by women globally and committed to advancing gender equality worldwide

Research on gender equality on ScienceOpen 

Hogrefe SDG5 

Hogrefe is the leading scientific publisher for psychology, psychiatry, and mental health in Europe. Hogrefe’s journals’ portfolio consists of high quality, peer-reviewed articles in English and German. The Hogrefe: SDG 5 Gender Equality collection on ScienceOpen highlights research from Hogrefe on topics such as gender discrimination and gender-based violence, gender fairness, and feminism. 

Emerald: Fairer Society   

Emerald Publishing is one of the world’s leading digital-first publishers, commissioning, curating and showcasing research that can make a real difference. Emerald: Fairer Society is a curated collection of research from Emerald related to SDGs 1, 2, 5, 8, 10 and 16, promoting efforts towards a society that is just, inclusive and embracing of all. Below is a selection of research from the collection related to gender and women’s issues: 

Pluto Journals   

Pluto Journals is an independent and international journal publisher in the field of the social sciences. Producing world-class journals that are at the cutting edge of humanities research today, the journals featured in the Pluto Journals super collection are a great source of information for gender equality and SDG5-related topics: 

Jaypee 

Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers is South Asia’s largest and fastest-growing medical publisher that supports the medical community as an education resource from the undergraduate to practitioner level. Last year, Jaypee and ScienceOpen collaborated to create several topical collections on the platform, including Advocacy for Maternal and Women’s Health. This collection compiles and highlights relevant research related to obstetrics and women’s health in general. 

Books on gender equality 

AEUP 

The Association for European University Presses (AEUP) is an organization that connects university presses across Europe. The AEUP DOI-based book catalogue on ScienceOpen which showcases important European scholarship from over 50 university presses spread across 18 European countries. 

Below is a selection of relevant books from AEUP member presses on women in history, arts and society: 

African Minds 

African Minds is an open access, not-for-profit, publisher of scholarly books. African Minds publishes predominantly in the social sciences and its authors are typically African academics or those with a close affinity with the continent. African Minds offers innovative approaches to fostering access, openness and debate in the pursuit of growing and deepening the African knowledge base. 

Explore book titles related to gender equality and the struggle for social justice: 

Women and Girls in Science 

Outside of curated publisher-edited collections, ScienceOpen also gives its users the ability to create and manage their own themed research collections. Our CEO Stephanie Dawson has put together some research articles on the topic of women in science in the Women in Science researcher collection.

Explore some of the newest additions to the collection:

The collection is continuously being updated with new research, so be sure to check it regularly! 

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