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Gender equity: OVERVIEW

This guide has been designed for anaesthetists and specialist pain medicine physicians interested in the locating resources relevant to gender equity, including those resources available through the ANZCA library.


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Women in STEMM Australia advises and collaborates with many of the organisations and groups listed below to strengthen Australian science by increasing the role women in STEMM have in thought leadership, decision-making and senior positions. There are also some excellent websites with useful STEM-related resources to explore.

ArticlesJagsi R, Padayachy L, Surender R. Preventing the tower from toppling for women in surgery. Lancet. 2019;393(10171):495-497.

Articles​The Lancet. Feminism is for everybody. Lancet. 2019;393(10171):493-493.

ArticlesLatimer J, Cerise S, Ovseiko PV, Rathborne JM, Billiards SS, El-Adhami W. Australia's strategy to achieve gender equality in stem. Lancet. 2019;393(10171):524-526. 

Articles​Choo EK, Byington CL, Johnson NL, Jagsi R. From #metoo to #timesup in health care: can a culture of accountability end inequity and harassment? Lancet. 2019;393(10171):499-502.

ArticlesRosser SV, Barnard S, Carnes M, Munir F. Athena swan and advance: effectiveness and lessons learned. Lancet. 2019;393(10171):604-608.

ArticlesRatele K, Verma R, Cruz S, Khan AR. Engaging men to support women in science, medicine, and global health. Lancet. 2019;393(10171):609-610.

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Gender Equity at ANZCA

For more information about gender equity, including links to information about the Gender Equity Working Group, please visit the Gender equity page on the ANZCA website.

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