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Where are the women? Gender inequalities in COVID-19 research authorship

Abstract:

– Women account for about a third of all authors who published papers related to COVID-19 since the beginning of the outbreak in January 2020. Women’s representation is lower still for first and last authorship positions.

– Gender biases seem to be affecting COVID-19 research similar to other scientific areas, highlighting that women are consistently being under-represented.

– This may have implications for the availability and interrogation of sex-disaggregated data and th...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bmjgh-2020-002922

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Women's & Reproductive Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Women's & Reproductive Health
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Women's & Reproductive Health
Role:
Author
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
BMJ Global Health More from this journal
Volume:
5
Issue:
7
Article number:
e002922
Publication date:
2020-06-11
Acceptance date:
2020-05-23
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EISSN:
2059-7908
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1111308
Local pid:
pubs:1111308
Deposit date:
2020-06-10

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