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To mark International Women's Day 2024, Elsevier have curated and made freely available a special collection of journal articles and book chapters to advance knowledge and understanding relating to SDG 5: Gender Equality. The special collection features research relating to inclusion and the empowerment of women and girls across a broad range of disciplines and contexts including health, climate change, natural disasters, biodiversity, smart cities, sustainable development and leadership.
In this episode of the "World We Want" podcast, Márcia Balisciano interviews Lene Bjorn Serpa, Director, Head of Corporate Sustainability & ESG, A.P. Moller - Maersk. They discuss how her work at Maersk aligns with the United Nations sustainable development goals and how companies can contribute to a positive change by engaging with sustainability from a corporate standpoint.

The International Women's Day "World We Want" Podcast Collection features the latest episodes in the RELX podcast series featuring renowned female leaders from across the globe.

New episodes include Dr Judy Kuriansky, an internationally known clinical psychologist, humanitarian, author and United Nations NGO representative and Lene Bjorn Serpa, Head of Corporate Sustainability & ESG at Maersk, an international shipping and logistics company operating in 130 countries.

Linkages between smart cities and SDGs are underexplored.A systematic literature review is conducted to address this gap. Existing research mainly focuses on SDG 6, SDG 7, and SDG 11.Responsible smart city solutions and technologies could contribute to SDGs.There is a bias toward reporting the benefits of smart cities and trade-offs are underexplored.
With technological advances, Artificial Intelligence tools are increasingly available in organizational environments, enabling greater processing and storage capacity and increasing the possibilities of analyzing other data formats. Therefore, in this work, Natural Language Processing (NLP) techniques were applied to verify, with an AI tool, the alignment of community outreach actions of an HEI to the SDGs and identify its actions with the greatest impact based on the titles and summaries of these actions.
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The Lancet, 2024, ISSN 0140-6736, https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(23)02799-X.

This paper is about empowering women during the menopause and argues that an over-simplified narrative of menopause as a health problem to be solved by replacing hormones is not based on evidence and deflects attention from the need for substantial societal shifts in how menopause, and midlife/older women in general, are viewed and treated around the world.
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The Lancet, 2024, ISSN 0140-6736, https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(23)02800-3.

This paper is about premature menopause (before the age of 40) and early menopause (40-44) and highlights the specific research and care needed by women experiencing premature or early menopause.
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The Lancet, 2024, ISSN 0140-6736,
https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(23)02801-5.

This article is about mental health and menopause and questions the assumption that menopause always causes mental health problems whilst also identifying specific at-risk groups who may need additional support.
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The Lancet, 2024, ISSN 0140-6736,
https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(23)02802-7.

This paper is about treatment-induced menopause after cancer care. It highlights how treatment-induced menopause can lead to more severe symptoms than natural menopause and these are often overlooked during cancer care – especially in LMICs.

World Malaria Day 2025: United Against Malaria

World Malaria Day, celebrated every April 25th, is a crucial event aimed at raising awareness about the global effort needed to defeat malaria. Instituted by WHO Member States during the World Health Assembly in 2007, this day emphasizes the importance of continued investment and sustained political commitment for malaria prevention, control, and elimination.

The Genesis of World Malaria Day

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