Articles

Map showing demographics of survey respondents.
Elsevier,

Data in Brief, Volume 39, 2021, 107547

The data in this article investigated the extent of human rights awareness in the Northwest geopolitical zone of Nigeria and its relationship with the characteristics of the population in the light of limited human rights claims in the region.
Graph showing differences in energy consumption in the USA
Elsevier,

iScience, olume 24, Issue 11, 19 November 2021, 103231

In this work Nock, Qiu, and co-workers highlighted the larger impact of energy insecurity on low-income and ethnic minority populations that have been experience due to COVID-19.
Elsevier,

The Lancet Healthy Longevity, Volume 2, Issue 9, 2021, pages e540-e542,

This Comment supports SDGs 10 and 3 by highlighting the need to prepare for an increasingly ageing population and the importance of intervening across the lifespan to achieve healthy ageing. The Comment notes the lack of an international agency advocating for older people, and stresses the importance of improving living standards and human rights for this rapidly growing majority.
Elsevier,

Journal of Responsible Technology, Volume 4, 2020, 100005

While recognising the good work carried out in the AI law space, and acknowledging this area needs constant evaluation and agility in approach, this article advances the discussion, which is important given the gravity of the impacts of AI technologies, particularly on vulnerable individuals and groups, and their human rights.
Elsevier,

Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, Volume 537, 1 November 2021

With successful reproduction and recruitment fundamental to the continued persistence of fish populations under future climate conditions, understanding the physiological mechanisms – including taxonomic and population variation – wherein high temperatures lead to reduced reproductive performance is crucial to identify and remediate any reproductive impairment caused by warming aquatic habitats. Future endocrine studies have an important role to play to that end, as understanding the hormone mechanisms that underlie reproductive inhibition at high temperature, as well as extending our understanding of those mechanisms to consider the potential ability for fish to acclimate either through prior developmental thermal experience or via transgenerational and epigenetic mechanisms (e.g., Veilleux et al., 2018), will be crucial for predicting how wild fish populations will be affected by climate warming. The results presented here and elsewhere for other species (e.g., Alix et al., 2020; Servili et al., 2020) have a crucial role to play by serving as a foundation to guide future research into how extreme warm temperatures predicted under future climate scenarios will impact fish reproduction.
Diagram showing the age-adjusted cumulative COVID-19 mortality between Jan 24, 2020, and Feb 28, 2021, by disability status and sex. Upper and lower lines of each colour represent the upper and lower bounds of the bootstrapped 95% CI.
Elsevier,

The Lancet Public Health, Volume 6, November 2021

This study support SDGs 10 and 3 by showing that rates of death from COVID-19 were higher for disabled people than for non-disabled people, particularly among younger disabled people, disabled women, and people with greater levels of activity limitation. These findings suggest that disabled people should be considered in the COVID-19 response, including in data analysis and implementation of protective measures.
Elsevier,

The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, Volume 9, November 2021

The findings from this study support SDGs 10 and 3 by suggesting that mental and physical health impairments following COVID-19 hospitalisation are only weakly associated with the severity of the acute illness, and that other underlying mechanisms are involved. There is a potential to stratify and personalise care to reduce the burden of disease after hospitalisation.
Elsevier,

Sustainable Cities and Society, Volume 74, November 2021

The concept of “Smart City (SC)” has been proposed and adopted by various city planners and policymakers as a means to enable efficient transportation systems, sustainable mixed land uses, and high-quality urban services, in an effort to improve citizens’ quality of life. However, it may unintentionally reinforce existing inequalities. In particular, without appropriate strategies that support inclusion, persons with disabilities and seniors may experience social and digital exclusion in communities.
Elsevier,

Women's Studies International Forum, Volume 89, 1 November 2021

A study looking into the financial costs of violence against women and girls in 2 developing countries.

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