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A Mother’s Story: Mongolian “Gold Ninja” Goes Mercury-Free For Her Children

This is Mrs. Mungun (not her real name), a single mother with two children living in Central Mongolia.  When times got tough for her, she became a “gold ninja” to feed her children. About 20% of the rural Mongolian workforce are “gold … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day in some of the world’s worst polluted places

Did you know that women and children in low- and middle-income countries are the most vulnerable victims of toxic pollution?  While children under six make up only 20% of the world’s population, over 40% of the global burden of disease … Continue reading

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