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Mass Shootings as a Global Phenomenon

"There has been extensive media coverage, public concern, and calls for action surrounding mass shootings in the United States at the turn of the 21st century. To address this concern, there is a growing body of research..." – By Jason Silva

Gender and Reproductive Health Empowerment

"Gender and reproductive health empowerment are central concepts for understanding and improving population health and well-being. Beginning in the 1990s, global platforms, including the United Nations..." – By Shannon N. Wood and others

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