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Girls carry a dying sheep in the Cconchaccota community of the Apurimac region of Peru as more than 3,000 communities in the central and southern Andes experience its driest period in half a century in November 2022. (AP Photo/Guadalupe Pardo)

Advancing the rights of girls and women promotes justice and is also effective climate action

Girls bear the brunt of the climate crisis. It’s time we bring them to the centre of international climate policy.
Immigrant women disproportionately work caring for children, elderly adults and people living with disabilities. At the same time, immigrant care workers earn low incomes and experience precarious employment. (Shutterstock)

Immigrant women suffer financially for taking maternity leave: 4 ways Canada can improve

Research shows a classed and racialized divide among women caring for their children in Canada today. It’s a divide that is having a negative financial impact on immigrant women doing this work.
Mothers play an outsized role in the formation of their daughters’ dietary habits. andresr/E+ via Getty Images

Mothers’ dieting habits and self-talk have profound impact on daughters − 2 psychologists explain how to cultivate healthy behaviors and body image

Adopting healthy behaviors and thought patterns around food and nutrition takes time and intentional effort. But it will lead to more lasting change and positive outcomes than quick-fix dieting will.

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