Background: The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health have been understudied among vulnerable populations, particularly in fragile and conflict-affected settings.

Lancet Healthy Longevity, Volume 2, Issue 8, August 2021, Pages e460–e469.

This Article addresses SDG 3 and 5 by using a multidimensional metric to assess gender differences in domains of successful societal ageing in Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development countries. The findings show that across all domains, men are advantaged, although the difference between genders in index scores varied between countries. These findings could be informative for policy makers, both in identifying specific gender disparities to address, and in learning from countries with more successful societal ageing.
Held in partnership with the University of Johannesburg, this Elsevier webinar discusses the SDGs and how researchers can incorporate them into their work.
Held in partnership with the University of São Paulo, this Elsevier webinar discusses the SDGs and how researchers can incorporate them into their work.
Background: Half of the world's missing female births occur in India, due to sex-selective abortion.
This cross-sectional study of 109 women recruited across four prisons in Scotland, UK, supports SDGs 3, 5, and 16 by showing a strong association between a history of significant head injury and violent offences. Most instances of head injury were due to a history of repeated domestic abuse, and linked to current PTSD. These findings highlight the need to include significant head injury as a vulnerability when developing criminal justice policies, such as risk management, mental health, and prisoner rehabilitation and support.
This study highlights the potential adverse effects of climate change on future sexual crime and provides some information for targeted preventions.
In this episode of the “World We Want” podcast series, RELX’s Global Head of Corporate Responsibility, Dr. Márcia Balisciano, talks to Tessy Antony de Nassau about leadership.

Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, Volume 147, May 2021

Promotes Goal 5 Gender Equality by finding that women's attitudes to what is an acceptable level of safety and security are affected by their perception of what is 'normal'. Information/education can change people's expectations and thereby lead to improvements. This study was carried out in the context of public transport but the conclusion applies in other contexts as well.
To mark World Health Day 2021, RELX’s Global Head of Corporate Responsibility, Dr Márcia Balisciano, talks to Dr Richard McCallum and Dr Erika Claud about the need for a fairer and healthier world for all.