The latest issue of Women & Environments International Magazine focuses on Women and Toxins, and includes feature articles “Mercury Research Bears Fruit in the Amazon” by Kelly Haggart and “The Toxic Treatment: Harmful Chemicals in Canadian Cosmetics” by Madeleine Bird and Sandra Madray. WE Research feature articles include a wealth of topics: breast cancer and the link with pesticides; the U.S. nail salon industry; what every woman should know about mercury, fish and childbearing; the toxic truth about “safe” cosmetics; the need for global breast milk monitoring; and street sales of pesticides in South Africa.
WE also includes poetry, book resources, film & video resources, and other information about related organizations. Past topics covered by WE include Women and Global Climate Change; Women, Art & Community Activism; Women and Urban Sustainability; Young Women Working.
Definitely and alt magazine worth taking a look at, not only for women concerned about their own health and well being, but for anyone who has women in their lives they care about.