Nuclear radiation exposure concerns mount for mothers Japan

Nuclear radiation exposure concerns mount for mothers Japan

Eva Fernández Ortiz and Shubhi Tandon – WNN Features (WNN) TOKYO: As parents from Fukushima prefecture line up in Tokyo for public protests and a more recent 7.0 level earthquake hit off shore of the east coast of Honshu, Japan on July 9, the latest data on nuclear power reveals: the amount of radiation inside […]

Centuries old Nepal banishment ritual endangers girls and women

Centuries old Nepal banishment ritual endangers girls and women

Nepal correspondent Nilima Raut with Shubhi Tandon – WNN Features (WNN) KATHMANDU: The centuries old practice of chhaupadi in Nepal can cause prolonged depression in girls and women. In extreme cases it can also cause death. Chhaupadi pratha, or ritual practice, places Nepali women and girls in a limbo of isolation. In history it is […]

KENYA: Climate Change Water Crisis Impacts Hospital Maternal Care

KENYA: Climate Change Water Crisis Impacts Hospital Maternal Care

Kenya correspondent Gitonga Njeru –  WNN Features with editor Margaret Mapondera Kakamega, Kenya: At the Kakamega Provincial District General Hospital, located in Western Kenya, access to adequate and clean water still remains a pipe dream. Even though the need is critical the hospital, which works with maternity medicine and birthing procedures for women, still lacks […]