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UN Human Rights Day 2021 campaign photo

Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December — the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).

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.
This chapter supports SDGS 3, 5 and 16 by explaining the role of psychological science and research in the training and development of law enforcement, in order to improve responses to cases of intimate partner violence (IPV).
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.
Read the story behind eyeWitness to Atrocities, an app developed by the International Bar Association (IBA) and LexisNexis Legal & Professional, which helps bring war criminals to justice. It’s the first app that collects, verifies, catalogues and protects images so that they can be used as evidence in a court of law while helping protect the individuals who have been brave enough to take the photos or videos.

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