Violence, criminal justice and gender & the SDGs

Melissa Willoughby is an Editorial Board Member of BMC Public Health. She specializes in the health of marginalized populations with a focus on violence, criminal justice and gender, relating to SDG 5, achieving gender equality and empowerment for all women and girls and SDG 16, promoting peaceful and inclusive societies.

Covid and teens

Locked down again? We were pleased to team-up with VicHealth to share some ideas for how parents can support their teen’s mental health at this time.

Teens and cannabis

Teenagers who use cannabis frequently were more likely to have children born preterm when they become parents up to 20 years later.

schools and communities

While all schools are part of their local community, some are developing partnerships and sharing spaces to become hubs for school-community connections. Read more.

Australia’s youth

This is the most comprehensive overview of young Australians (12 to 24 years) that we have ever had. #MustRead

70 years of RMNCAH in China

China aims to not only build a healthy and friendly environment for every woman, child, and adolescent domestically, but also engage in improving global governance in RMNCAH protectively.