Diversity and inclusion

It is important to identify factors that mitigate the impact of racism-related stress and adversity on birth outcomes.
An Article showing the beneficial impact of lifestyle interventions on weight loss and weight maintenance among the Pasifika community, in the context of SDG 3 and 10.
The United Nations General Assembly decided that International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples would be observed every year on 9th August. On this day, people from around the world are encouraged to help spread the UN’s message on the protection and promotion of the rights of indigenous peoples. Elsevier is pleased to share this special collection of freely available articles to help spread awareness about this important topic. Please feel free to download and share these papers.
Different lines of research have argued that specific groups, such as boys or ethnic minorities, are more prone to develop an anti-school culture than others, leading to group differences in the social acceptance of high performers. Taking an ecological view, we ask to what extent the school context promotes or prevents the emergence of group-specific oppositional cultures. Theoretically, we argue that group-based oppositional cultures become more likely in schools with low socio-economic resources and in schools where socio-economic differences align with demographic attributes.
A Health Policy paper on the health impacts of banned pesticides in the Yaqui population in Mexico, in the context of SDGs 3, 10, and 12, highlighting recommendations for system-level solutions and policy change to current US, UN, and global laws.
Racial and Ethnic discrimination effects on adolescent mental health.
An Article on suicide risk among individuals from minority ethnic backgrounds, in the context of SDG 3, highlighting the heterogeneity in risk among minority ethnic groups and the need to change the practice of homogenously grouping individuals together in research and the public discourse.
A Comment on planetary health and Indigenous land rights, in the context of SDGs 3, 15, and 17, focusing specifically on safeguarding biological and cultural diversity to halt ecosystem destruction, disease emergence, and climate change.
An Article on the implementation of a culturally responsive midwifery care model for First Nations women at three major metropolitan health services in Australia, in support of SDG 3 and 10.
The objective of the study is to make visible the exposure to environmental contaminants and the health of workers in mercury mines in Mexico.

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