Sara Davies

Do diseases know gender?

SARA E DAVIES  | Diseases don’t know borders. That maxim is often invoked to remind countries of their responsibility to deal with infectious disease… Read More

Containing contagion: The politics of disease outbreaks in South East Asia

SARA E DAVIES  | Regional cooperation is important for securing infectious disease outbreak containment. The Ebola crisis in West Africa in 2014-2015 showed we are… Read More

Towards women, peace and security in 2020 and beyond

SARA E DAVIES AND JACQUI TRUE | International Women’s Day 2019 provides the opportunity to reflect on and engage in what has been achieved in… Read More

Why health diplomacy in the Asia Pacific matters

SARA E DAVIES  | Pandemics and the outbreak of serious infectious diseases have seen global health security rise to the forefront of Asia Pacific… Read More

The power of the powerless: Ending sexual violence as a weapon of war

BETTY BARKER, SARA E DAVIES AND JACQUI TRUE | The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege in recognition… Read More

The scourge of sexual violence in Myanmar

SARA E DAVIES AND JACQUI TRUE | Why the latest epidemic was entirely predictable “The international community, especially the UN Security Council, has failed us. This… Read More

Justice for the Rohingya: Regional responsibility

SUSAN HARRIS RIMMER AND SARA E DAVIES  | Myanmar’s treatment of the Rohingya has passed the threshold for action under the Responsibility to… Read More

Justice for the Rohingya: Aung San Suu Kyi as saint or sinner?

SUSAN HARRIS RIMMER AND SARA E DAVIES  | Imagine Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi resigns, goes into exile, and apologises for her conduct… Read More

A gendered human rights analysis of Ebola and Zika: locating gender in global health emergencies

SARA E DAVIES AND BELINDA BENNETT | Globally gender remains a key factor in differing health outcomes for men and women. This article analyses the… Read More

Zika and Ebola had a much worse effect on women: we need more research to address this in future

SARA E DAVIES AND BELINDA BENNETT | Outbreaks of the Ebola virus – declared as a public health emergency in 2015 – and, more… Read More


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