Human rights

Elsevier,

International Journal of Educational Research, Volume 102, 2020

Winner of the Elsevier Atlas Award in June 2020, this article advances SDG 16 by reconsidering existing approaches to peace education from the perspective of communities affected by high levels of violence.
This chapter advances SDGs 3, 5 and 16 by offering a call to action to everybody to understand domestic abuse, impacts and factors involved, and psychological needs.
Contributing to SDGs 3 (Good Health and Well-being) and 5 (Gender Equality), this Elsevier Atlas Award winning article investigates the mental health impacts of psychological abuse within intimate relationships.
This article addresses SDGs 3 and 5 by documenting evidence of mistreatment of women during childbirth in health facilities across Ghana, Guinea, Myanmar, and Nigeria. Women were frequently subjected to physical and verbal abuse, stigma, and racial or ethnic discrimination, forced to undergo non-consented procedures such as vaginal examination, caesarean section, or episiotomy, and detained after giving birth if they were unable to pay hospital bills.
Elsevier,

One Earth Perspective, Volume 1, ISSUE 2, P202-215, October 25, 2019

This article addresses goals 16, 12, and 15 by discussing the Initiative for the Integration of the Regional Infrastructure of South America, or IIRSA, and presenting results of a projection analysis showing that IIRSA could push the Amazonian forest past a “tipping point,” degrading biodiversity, reducing carbon storage, and harming continental agriculture.
This article addresses SDGs 3 and 5 by analysing the effectiveness of an intervention designed to prevent physical intimate partner violence against women in Tanzania. Women who completed the 10-session social empowerment intervention reported lower rates of physical intimate partner violence than those in the control group, demonstrating that intimate partner violence can be prevented through empowerment of women.

United Nations University, September 2019.

Directly relevant to SDGs 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth) and 17 (Partnerships for the Goals), this report explores a public-private partnership which puts the financial sector at the heart of global efforts to end modern slavery and human trafficking and accelerate action in eradicating these practices.
Held in association with the Ban Ki Moon Center for Global Citizens and hosted by RELX, the discussion focused on the state of human rights around the world. The session also covered the Rule of Law, the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the responsibility of businesses to support and drive initiatives that benefit society.
Advancing SDGs 10 (reduced inequalities) and 16 (peace, justice and strong institutions), this video series focusses on the issue of statelessness in Malaysia.
Advancing SDG 5 (gender equality), Elsevier is preparing a new global gender and research report to promote gender diversity and advance gender equity using data and an evidence-based approach.

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