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"Climate change events [cause] a disconnection through displacement and loss of our homes, our land, and our ways of doing things. Having to relocate and start over is traumatic."
"This year, 269 students in Hong Kong have attempted to take their own lives, and 37 have succeeded. Among 10,279 arrested from the 2019 protests, 1,754 were teenagers under 18 years old, with the youngest only 11."
Eggs are the cheapest protein source in Bangladesh. A recent study has identified elevated levels of heavy metals in eggs from farms located in Dhaka city, posing a health risk.
According to a 2021 World Health Organization report, one in four people will experience mental or neurological disorders at some point in their lives.
Examining the issues of climate change and water scarcity in Tanzania, and exploring viable solutions
"Women and children bear the heaviest burden of fetching water. As a result, their opportunities for education and personal development are curtailed, trapping them in a cycle of poverty."
Many expressed worries that the premade food sector will offer children untra-processed food and take away jobs.
Non-profits in both islands have been advocating for the use of more environmentally friendly, reusable menstrual products as a way to directly combat period poverty amidst climate change events.
The company that built the hospital and state officials who approved the construction faced no accountability for the fire that killed 14 people
It is a widespread issue that affects women and girls who cannot afford necessary menstrual products such as sanitary pads, tampons, or menstrual cups.
Three years on, while the world, including Azerbaijan, lifted most, if not all, pandemic-related restrictions, Azerbaijan continues to keep its land borders closed for passenger traffic, citing the pandemic as a threat.
Microplastics are toxic to all living beings. Until we can replace plastics or combat microplastics, the general rule must be to avoid any indiscriminate usage of plastics in our lives.
The fact that Trinidad and Tobago lies 10° north of the equator, coupled with the warming of the planet caused by climate change, has made the heat that much more unbearable.
"If it is safe, dump it in Tokyo! If it is safe, test it in Paris! If it is safe, store it in Washington! But keep our Pacific nuclear free!"
A number of factors converged, resulting in a complex situation where Bangladesh is struggling to cope with the growing cases of dengue infections which have reached endemic levels.
Only three states in Nigeria, compared to seven in 2021, are environmentally clean. This underscores the need for a deeper sense of responsibility and awareness about sustainable practices among citizens.
" ... [T]he promotion of breastfeeding isn't just a decision; it's one of the most astute investments a nation can undertake to construct its forthcoming prosperity.'
"Though experienced by both men and women, the cultural and social landscape of the continent often exacerbates the challenges faced by women struggling with infertility."
"If you are not providing your young teen with sex education then you’re relying on what they learn from porn or from chatting with other students."
Data about reproduction is tracked and gathered by many companies worldwide without people’s awareness, which has profound consequences for people’s reproductive rights.
‘Please hate the terrorist state’: Trans people and allies speak up against a transphobic law in Russia
A group of anonymous activists who call themselves The Ural Queer Republic, from the Russian city of Ekaterinburg, announced an action and launched Twitter and Telegram channels before the approval of the law.
In a report on media coverage, it was found that fewer than 0.1 percent of articles published by two Nigerian newspapers over two three-month periods addressed climate change.