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New pearl millet variety to help fight malnutrition in Africa

While malnutrition, affecting millions of women and children, continues to be a major problem in Africa, a new variety of pearl millet called chakti...

America

The Trauma of Helping Asylum-Seekers

By Erin Routon “Did I ever tell you about the time I punched a wall?” Jay asks with an embarrassed laugh. Jay (a pseudonym) was working...

Asia

Uranium ‘widespread’ in India’s groundwater

By M. Sreelata Excessive withdrawal of groundwater across India is not only lowering the water table, it is also contaminating water with uranium. According to...

Australia

Food sharing with a 21st-century twist – and Melbourne’s a world...

Ferne Edwards, RMIT University and Anna R. Davies, Trinity College Dublin Food sharing is experiencing a renaissance in cities around the world. By food sharing,...

Europe

The Dark Side of the Happiest Country in the World –...

By Shreya Sharma Norway is the safest and happiest place in the world, but it seems so only for humans. The Norwegian Government is organizing...

International

One in six elderly faces abuse, says WHO

one out of six people above the age of 60 -- or 141 million elderly  -- have experienced abuse in the last year, according...

India

Uranium ‘widespread’ in India’s groundwater

By M. Sreelata Excessive withdrawal of groundwater across India is not only lowering the water table, it is also contaminating water with uranium. According to...

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Women’s unpaid work must be included in GDP calculations: lessons from...

African women do a lot of unpaid work that isn’t captured in GDP calculations. Rafal Cichawa/Shutterstock Luke Messac, University of Pennsylvania It’s been nearly 80 years since...

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One in six elderly faces abuse, says WHO

one out of six people above the age of 60 -- or 141 million elderly  -- have experienced abuse in the last year, according...

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