The Time Is Ripe for Addressing Gender Inequalities in the Authorship of Scientific Papers. By: Pinho-Gomes, Ana-Catarina. American Journal of Public Health. Jan2021, Vol. 111 Issue 1, p15-16. 2p.

The article discusses gender inequalities in authorship during the COVID-19 pandemic for the submission of scholarly scientific papers, focusing particularly on those related to public health written predominantly by authors working from home. Topics include statistics for article submission both within the U.S. and outside the U.S., a comparison of the levels of article submission prior to the pandemic versus after it began by gender, and how the pandemic has increased the level of gender inequalities.