Gender equality and women's empowerment

In this episode of the “World We Want” podcast series and in support of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 2022, Joslyn Chaiprasert-Paguio, Senior Acquisitions Editor at Elsevier, talks to Alan Berkowitz and Lindsay Orchowski about the causes for violence against women and the potential solutions for society.
logo from the 2022 Internaitonal Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
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.
This Article supports SDGs 5, 8, and 10 by investigating the prevalence of workplace sexual harassment and violence by demographic factors and work sectors among Icelandic women, providing nuanced targets for prevention and for public policies aimed at promoting women’s safety in the work environment.
This Article supports SDGs 3 and 5, describing intimate partner violence within military communities and drawing comparisons with a general population cohort.
Climate change threatens to widen existing gender-related health disparities as well as socioeconomic disparities among women. 
Experience of domestic violence has been suggested as a risk factor for diabetes. Longitudinal data from 5782 Australian women over 20 years were analysed. Childhood sexual abuse and intimate partner violence predicted subsequent diabetes. The association was only partly attenuated when obesity was taken into account. Awareness of a history of abuse may help in the management of obesity and diabetes in women.
Examines multiple forms of adolescent violence perpetration across gender, racial/ethnic, and sexual identities. Boys reported greater rates of perpetration than girls, except for teen dating violence. Perpetration rates did not differ for intersection of gender by race/ethnicity. Perpetration rates varied across racial/ethnic, sexual, and gender minority students compared to non-minority students.
This Article supports SDGs 3 and 5, investigating the links between intimate partner violence and suicidal thoughts, suicide attempts, and self-harm.
Elsevier, Women's Studies International Forum, Volume 93, 1 July 2022
A discussion of the use of law to protect women against violence.
Recognising that "sexting" is a form of violence and is not innocent.

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