Young mothers living in poverty, toxic stress and violence

Young mothers living in poverty, toxic stress and violence

IRIN – WNN Science and Health (IRIN) New York, NORTH AMERICA: Scientific advances in human biology may soon have a profound bearing on the policies that governments and organizations adopt towards young mothers, caregivers and babies in poor and stressed communities.  There is an emerging body of scientific evidence to show that the environment in […]

Uniting Against Extreme Poverty

Uniting Against Extreme Poverty

A.D.McKenzie – IPS – 02 February 2012 (originally published 27 Jan) PARIS, Jan 27, 2012 (IPS) – When Louisamène Joseph Alionat unexpectedly began singing in a packed hall at the United Nations cultural agency here this week, it was an attempt to give encouragement to her peers engaged in the uphill battle of trying to […]