Sara Davies

Asia Stories | Fieldwork in Southeast Asia with Professor Sara Davies

In Asia Stories, Professor Renee Jeffery chats with Professor Sara Davies about her research journey. Read More

An intersectional climate resilient health service is a prerequisite to build back better

CONNIE GAN AND SARA E DAVIES  | The Asia Pacific Women thought leadership series brings focus to the status of women in the Asia-Pacific… Read More

Women are most affected by pandemics — lessons from past outbreaks

Women are most affected by pandemics. The social and economic impacts of COVID-19 fall harder on women than on men. Governments need to gather data and target policy to keep all citizens equally safe, sheltered and secure. Read More

The importance of gender inclusion in COVID-19 responses

An inclusive response to the #pandemic is the task of both male and female leaders. Inclusive governance is correlated with more effective responses that benefit the whole of society and care for the most vulnerable communities Read More

Mapping the cost of the pandemic to women in the Indo-Pacific

A new survey is a wake-up call for governments and organisations to direct urgent funding to women’s peace and security. Professor Sara Davies from Griffith Asia Institute shares her insights. Read More

Governments, not pandemics, stop access to reproductive health

In response to the current pandemic, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has recommended that states adopt three strategic priorities: provision of personal protective equipment (PPE) to sexual and reproductive health care workers so clinics can remain open; continuation of services for gender-based violence as a first response health measure (to supply morning-after pills and treatment of STDs); and prioritising of contraceptive and reproductive health supplies. In short, the UNFPA is asking states to help sexual and reproductive clinics remain open and ensure that they are safe, legal spaces for women to access. Read More

Why gender matters in the impact recovery from Covid-19

Everything in our social world is gendered, and so it is with Covid-19. Read More

Towards equal peace: Australian regional investment in gender equality

SARA E DAVIES AND JACQUI TRUE | This year we celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March (with the theme #EachforEqual), the 25th anniversary… Read More

Managing Asia’s coronavirus response

SARA E DAVIES  | The novel coronavirus (COVID19) has so far been reported in 24 countries and territories outside mainland China, where the… Read More

The coronavirus and trust in the process of international cooperation: A system under pressure

SARA E DAVIES  | On December 31, 2019 the World Health Organization (WHO) received the first report of a suspected novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the city… Read More


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