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To help create awareness and take steps towards eliminating violence against women, November 25th is designated as International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Elsevier has curated a freely available Special Collection of book chapters and journal articles related to this important theme to highlight the urgent need to end violence against women and girls.
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Data in Brief, Volume 39, 2021, 107547

Map showing demographics of survey respondents.
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.
Midwives and women's perspectives on family planning in Jordan: human rights, gender equity, decision-making and power dynamics.
This qualitative study explored experiences of gender discrimination and sexual harassment among male nurses currently working at hospitals in Korea. Male nurses experienced various stereotypes as members of a minority in a female-led profession and experienced gender discrimination by patients, nursing colleagues, and institutions.
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Global Environmental Change, Volume 70, September 2021

The paper explores the connection between climate change-induced disasters, inequality and vulnerability, by studying a panel of 149 countries from 1992 to 2018.
A survey showing that even among gangs in Sweden, girls are more subject to violence than boys.
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Women's Studies International Forum, Volume 88, 1 September 2021

A review of the effects of an acid attack from the point of view of the victims.
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Energy Research and Social Science, Volume 77, July 2021

Photograph of a young cobalt miner indebted to a mining boss in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
The link between slavery and environmental destruction and climate change has been shown to be circular, compelling, and calamitous. Climate change drives environmental outcomes that increase the risk of enslavement. Slaves are commonly forced into work highly destructive to the environment, which then increases the pressures on vulnerable populations.
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Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, Volume 50, June 2021

Climate change has accelerated the melting of Himalayan glaciers, with profound impacts on the planetary health realms of the Himalayan region. The complexity has been captured and mapped to explain linkages between melting glaciers and associated planetary health issues to help planning for better planetary health in nine subsystem categories: ecological services, disaster, water security, food security, energy security, livelihood and culture, migration, conflict and public health. In addition to the main SDGs, this article is indirectly related to SDG 1 (No Poverty) and SDG 10 (Reduced Inequalities).
Background: Half of the world's missing female births occur in India, due to sex-selective abortion.

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