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Winter storms linked to increased domestic violence, study finds
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Winter storms linked to increased domestic violence, study finds

A devastating winter storm in Texas heightens the risk of domestic violence, trapping victims with their abusers and limiting access to help, reports

Lisa Woelfl, Greg Morton, and Jessica Klein report for The Fuller Project, in partnership with The Texas Tribune and the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism.

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UN: Droughts hit women and girls hardest in vulnerable areas

In poor and rural regions around the globe, women and girls bear the brunt of drought's impacts, underscoring the need for water strategies to address their unique challenges, according to the United Nations.

Fiona Harvey reports for The Guardian.

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Extreme heat raises pregnancy risks, study shows

Extreme heat raises pregnancy risks, study shows

A recent study from India reveals that working in extreme heat significantly increases the risk of stillbirth and miscarriage among pregnant women.

Tulip Mazumdar reports for BBC.

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Climate's toll on female-led rural homes

Climate's toll on female-led rural homes

Women at the helm of rural homes in developing nations face disproportionate climate adversities, as stated by the UN.

Associated Press reports.

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Coastal women in Bangladesh face health issues due to climate change

Women living in Bangladesh's coastal regions are severely affected by climate change-induced salinity, leading to various health complications.

Famiha Suhrawardy reports for Dhaka Tribune.

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Indigenous women lead the way in climate change solutions

Three Indigenous women bring unique perspectives and traditional knowledge to the forefront of the climate change discussion.

B. ‘Toastie’ Oaster, Anna V. Smith, and Joaqlin Estus report for High Country News.

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Indonesian women's livelihoods upended by electric vehicle industry expansion

In Indonesia's quest to dominate the electric vehicle market, Sulawesi women report losing their farms for nickel mining, crucial for battery production.

Alex Stambaugh and Masrur Jamaluddin report for CNN.

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