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Pandemic worsens pain of periods for women across the world: NGO

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Millions of women worldwide are facing shortages of sanitary products, price hikes, and worsened stigma while managing periods during the coronavirus pandemic, a charity warned on Thursday. A girl demonstrates how to use a reusable sanitary pad kit provided by Plan International in NigeriaÕs Borno State April…
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May 28, 2020
Water Scarcity

Nigeria, Others Urged to Retool Budgets, Enhance Agric Production

African countries need to urgently expand food reserves, keep food supply flowing and boost their agriculture budgets to avert a possible hunger pandemic, partly caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, delegates at a two-day webinar hosted by the African Development Institute (ADI) have advised. They noted that Africa must now, more…
bubmag
May 25, 2020
Water Scarcity

How Water Scarcity Adds to Women’s Burden in Northern Ghana

Achieving universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all by the year 2030 is considered fundamental in attaining the Sustainable Development Goal 6. But about 4 billion people, nearly two-thirds of the population of the world, face severe water scarcity and over 2 billion people live…
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May 18, 2020
Water Scarcity

How water scarcity adds to women’s burden in northern Ghana

Achieving universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all by the year 2030 is considered fundamental in attaining the Sustainable Development Goal 6. But about 4 billion people, nearly two-thirds of the population of the world, face severe water scarcity and over 2 billion people live…
bubmag
May 17, 2020
Water Scarcity

This is how the coronavirus is affecting indigenous people – and how tech is bringing them together

Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea (Credit: Unsplash) This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Fleming, Senior Writer, Formative Content Food security and water scarcity are putting indigenous communities at risk amid the coronavirus pandemic. Information can be scarce…
bubmag
May 16, 2020
Water Scarcity

Source reduction with a purpose: Mosquito ecology and community perspectives offer insights for improving household mosquito management in coastal Kenya

Loading metrics Open Access Peer-reviewed Research Article Jenna E. Forsyth,  Francis M. Mutuku,  Lydiah Kibe,  Luti Mwashee,  Joyce Bongo,  Chika Egemba,  Nicole M. Ardoin,  A. Desiree LaBeaud x Published: May 11, 2020 https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0008239 ?This is an uncorrected proof. AbstractUnderstanding mosquito breeding behavior as well as human perspectives and practices are…
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May 11, 2020