Special issues

logo from the 2022 Internaitonal Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
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In support of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, celebrated on 25 November 2022, Elsevier is proud to share a curated special issue with 25 freely available journal articles and 8 book chapters, as well as a podcast.
Banner image graphic showing people holding up signs; caption reads Unite to end the inequalities holding back the end of AIDS
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Elsevier is proud to support World AIDS Day on 1st December by making freely available a special issue of 40 journal articles and book chapters, highlighting various issues around AIDS.
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To help create awareness and observe the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) on 3 December 2022, Elsevier is proud to showcase a special issue of freely available journal articles and book chapters to share.
Pathways to Net Zero
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The annual UN Climate Change Conference advances climate talks, mobilizes action, and can provide a significant opportunity to look at the impacts of climate change as well as innovation and solutions globally. Elsevier is pleased to showcase a large number of freely accessible journal articles and book chapters to help advance research and action against climate change, as well as a podcast episode, in support of COP27.
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World Food Day is organized every year on October 16 to bring awareness to how our changing planet affects food production and distribution. In support of this year's theme "Leave no one behind", Elsevier presents a collection of freely available books and journal content.#WorldFoodDay 2022
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The impact of a military conflict on the mental health of affected communities is profound. Elsevier would like to offer a curated list of publicly available journal articles in order to support primary care providers, psychologists, social workers, teachers, carers, and any community members working with affected groups, in mental health support and treatment in connection to war, trauma and migration.
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World Mental Health Day was observed for the first time on 10 October 1992. The day, officially commemorated every year on October 10th, aims to raise awareness in the global community about the critical mental health agendas – with a unifying voice through collaboration with various partners – to take action and to create lasting change. It was started as an annual activity of the World Federation for Mental Health by the then Deputy Secretary-General Richard Hunter. In 1994, at the suggestion of then Secretary-General Eugene Brody, a theme for the Day was used for the first time.

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“Open for Climate Justice” is the theme for this year’s International Open Access Week (October 24-30). Open Access Week is an invaluable chance to connect the global momentum toward the open sharing of knowledge with the advancement of policy changes and the importance of social issues affecting people around the world.
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An estimated 50 million people around the world currently live with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias, dementia being a collective term for progressive syndromes that affect various expressions of cognitive function, such as memory and emotional expression. Alzheimer’s disease accounts for the majority of cases (50 to 70%, varying by country, based on Alzheimer’s Disease International and World Health Organization figures).

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The United Nations General Assembly decided that International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples would be observed every year on 9th August. On this day, people from around the world are encouraged to help spread the UN’s message on the protection and promotion of the rights of indigenous peoples. Elsevier is pleased to share this special collection of freely available articles to help spread awareness about this important topic. Please feel free to download and share these papers.

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