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.
Elsevier, Energy Research and Social Science, Volume 77, July 2021
Globally those in slavery, though small in absolute numbers (est. 40.2 million), contribute disproportionately to environmental destruction and carbon emissions.
LexisNexis Legal & Professional,
LexisNexis UK, LexisPSL, Environment, 1 July 2021
This Practice Note covers the main pillars of access to justice in environmental matters in the UK under the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-Making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters (Aarhus Convention). Access to justice and the ability to effectively challenge environmental decisions are key to SDG 16.
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.
In this webinar, panelists explore the “state of the union” of the Rule of Law in the UK and consider what can be done to drive public attention and protection. They also discuss whether the Law requires a rebrand, whether it is seen in the same light by all people, and what (or who) might drive the change sought. This webinar contributes to SDG 16.
Elsevier, Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, Volume 50, June 2021
Elsevier, Sustainable Cities and Society, Volume 69, June 2021
Association between ambient temperature and sex offense: A case-crossover study in seven large US cities, 2007–2017
There is an increasing interest in the link between ambient temperature and sexual crime in the context of climate change.
Elsevier, The Lancet Psychiatry, Volume 8, June 2021
Associations between significant head injury and persisting disability and violent crime in women in prison in Scotland, UK: a cross-sectional study
Background: The prevalence of head injury is estimated to be as high as 55% in women in prison and might be a risk factor for violent offending, but evidence is equivocal.
Elsevier, The Lancet Global Health, Volume 9, June 2021
Trends in missing females at birth in India from 1981 to 2016: analyses of 2·1 million birth histories in nationally representative surveys
Background: Half of the world's missing female births occur in India, due to sex-selective abortion.