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1. Pastoral coping and adaptation climate change strategies: implications for women's well-being.

Pastoral women in the semi-arid rangelands of East Africa are significantly burdened by the vulnerability to and responsibility for responding to changing climates. Consequently, understanding how adaptation and coping strategies impact pastoral women's well-being is critical for supporting the...

Author(s) : Walker, S. E.; Bruyere, B. L.; Solomon, J. N.; Powlen, K. A.; Yasin, A.; Lenaiyasa, E.; Lolemu, A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Arid Environments 2022 Vol.197 ref.52

2. Peasant women and food sovereignty: proposals for a better living, the experience of Inzá, Cauca (Colombia).

In recent years, the global peasant movement has worked on an alternative to guarantee decent living conditions in rural areas. As a result, this movement has proposed Food Sovereignty (FS) to support peasant rights and struggles. Some impressions from the perspective of peasant women about the...

Foreign Title :Mujeres campesinas y Soberanía Alimentaria: propuestas para un vivir digno, la experiencia de Inzá, Cauca (Colombia).

Author(s) : Torres, S. G.; Ariza, F. A. P.

Publisher : Sociedade Brasileira de Economia e Sociologia Rural (SOBER), Brasília, Brazil

Journal article : Revista de Economia e Sociologia Rural 2022 Vol.60 No.3 ref.28

3. Comparison of the PCB serum levels among mother-child pairs in areas of eastern Japan and central Taiwan.

Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) have been prohibited for two decades in Japan and Taiwan. The aim of this study was to compare the PCB congeners in maternal and cord serum between two countries. Our study subjects were 248 and 100 mother-child pairs in Japan and Taiwan. The measured levels of 23...

Author(s) : Yuan TzuHsuen; Eguchi, A.; Tai ChunJu; Tsai ChengHsien; Chien JienWen; Chan ChangChuan; Mori, C.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.806 No.Part 2 ref.85

4. Designing a model for development of women sports with an emphasis on sports as a social phenomenon: what do we need?

Despite the development of sports in Iran, women's sports have not yet been able to achieve a desirable position. The development components and their necessary contexts and backgrounds must be identified to achieve the development of women sports. The aim of this study was to present a model for...

Author(s) : Hekmati, M.; Dinani, M. M.; Hosseini, R. N. S.

Publisher : Research Group for the Sciences of Physical Activity and Sport, Alicante, Spain

Journal article : Journal of Human Sport and Exercise 2022 Vol.17 No.1 pp.105-115 ref.40

5. Application of 96-well plate SPE method for analysis of persistent organic pollutants in low volume blood serum samples.

Though many persistent organic pollutants (POPs) are closely regulated the human population is still exposed to these ubiquitous chemicals from the environment and diet. Safe management and human biomonitoring of POPs is necessary to understand the risk of exposure. Within human biomonitoring the...

Author(s) : Palát, J.; Kukucka, P.; Codling, G. P.; Price, E. J.; Janku, P.; Klánová, J.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Chemosphere 2022 Vol.287 No.Part 3 ref.41

6. A career in lactation biology.

This introduction summarizes some of the contributions made by woman in the field of lactation biology and endocrine regulation of lactation. In particular, it highlights the career of Dr. Karen Plaut, who at the time of writing this introduction was Dean of the College of Agriculture at Purdue...

Author(s) : Plaut, K.

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, New York, USA

Journal article : Domestic Animal Endocrinology 2022 Vol.78

7. Social media and empowerment in hospitality and tourism decision-making: a study among UK Muslim women.

Research that explores Muslim women's hospitality and tourism decision-making is limited. This paper attempts to bring a new perspective to the literature on social media and consumption decisions in the hospitality and tourism sector by focusing on Muslim women as a consumer segment. Based on a...

Author(s) : Khan, I. M.; Sahadev, S.; Rashid, T.; Banerjee, S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : International Journal of Hospitality Management 2022 Vol.101 ref.100

8. Women as veterinary leaders.

Publisher : Wiley, Chichester, UK

Correspondence : Veterinary Record 2021 Vol.188 No.11 pp.436-436

9. Women farmers' perceived indices of occurrence and severity of observed climate extremes in rural Savannah, Ghana.

Climate extremes over the years have been a major concern for the globalized world. The hardest hit from these climate extremes are women farmers with low adaptive capacity. This study explored women farmers' perceived indices of occurrence and severity of observed climate extremes in rural Ghana....

Author(s) : Yiridomoh, G. Y.; Bonye, S. Z.; Derbile, E. K.; Owusu, V.

Publisher : Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

Journal article : Environment, Development and Sustainability 2022 Vol.24 No.1 pp.810-831 ref.75

10. Prenatal exposure to air pollution and the risk of preterm birth in rural population of Henan Province.

Due to the poor living and healthcare conditions, preterm birth (PTB) in rural population is a pressing health issue. However, PTB studies in rural population are rare. To explore the effects of air pollutants on PTB in rural population, we collected 697,316 medical records during 2014-2016 based...

Author(s) : Zhou GuoYu; Wu JingJing; Yang Meng; Sun PanPan; Gong YongXiang; Chai Jian; Zhang Junxi; Afrim, F. K.; Dong Wei; Sun RenJie; Wang YuHong; Li QinYang; Zhou DeZhuan; Yu FangFang; Yan Xi; Zhang YaWei; Jiang LiFang; Ba Yue

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Chemosphere 2022 Vol.286 No.Part 2 ref.45

11. Effect of a combined household-level piped water and sanitation intervention on reported menstrual hygiene practices and symptoms of urogenital infections in rural Odisha, India.

Adequate menstrual hygiene management (MHM) requires access to water and sanitation and can be challenging for many women and girls living in resource-poor settings. Inadequate MHM has been associated with urogenital infections. The aim of this study is to assess the impact of a combined...

Author(s) : Torondel, B.; Ferma, J.; Francis, S. C.; Caruso, B. A.; Routray, P.; Reese, H.; Clasen, T.

Publisher : Elsevier GmbH, Munich, Germany

Journal article : International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health 2022 Vol.239 ref.56

12. Exploring the relationship between gender and food safety risks in the dairy value chain in Ethiopia.

Women play an important but often unrecognized role in the safe production of milk and milk products, particularly in Ethiopia. Dairy products can be contaminated with biological chemical, and physical hazards. This article reviews literature on the microbiological and/or gendered aspects of milk...

Author(s) : Garsow, A. V.; Biondi, M. R.; Kowalcyk, B. B.; Vipham, J. L.; Kovac, J.; Amenu, K.; Zewdu, A.; Colverson, K. E.

Publisher : Elsevier, Oxford, UK

Journal article : International Dairy Journal 2022 Vol.124 ref.45

13. Blood manganese and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: a cohort-based case-control study.

Background & aims: As both a toxic and essential trace element in humans, limited research focuses on the association between blood manganese (Mn) and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). We aimed to assess blood Mn concentration and its relationship with NAFLD among adults in Northern...

Author(s) : Zhang Di; Wu ShouLing; Lan YanQi; Chen ShuoHua; Wang YanHong; Sun YuanYuan; Liao Wei; Wang Li

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Chemosphere 2022 Vol.287 No.Part 4 ref.42

14. Do farmer groups improve the situation of women in agriculture in rural Kenya?

Production by smallholders in rural Kenya is limited by institutional, technical and investment constraints. Female farmers are the majority among smallholders and have significant roles in agriculture; nonetheless, they face constraints in accessing resources. Recent primary data of 347 farmers...

Author(s) : Ingutia, R.; Sumelius, J.

Publisher : International Food and Agribusiness Management Association, College Station, USA

Journal article : International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 2022 Vol.25 No.1 pp.135-156 ref.84

15. PM2.5 exposure increases the risk of preterm birth in pre-pregnancy impaired fasting glucose women: a cohort study in a southern province of China.

Previous studies have indicated maternal exposure to particles with aerodynamic diameter <2.5 μm (PM2.5) is associated with preterm birth (PTB). However, no study has investigated this effect in pre-pregnancy impaired fasting glucose (IFG) women. This study aimed to differentiate the effects of...

Author(s) : Liang ZhiJiang; Zhao LiNa; Qiu JiaLing; Zhu XinHong; Jiang Min; Liu GuoCheng; Zhao QingGuo

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part D ref.63

16. Injuries in elite-level women's football-a two-year prospective study in the Irish women's national league.

The researchers investigated the pattern of injuries in elite-level women's football in Ireland, during a two-season prospective injury surveillance study in the Women's National League (WNL). Seven out of the eight clubs (271 players) in the WNL were followed prospectively during the 2018 and 2019 ...

Author(s) : Horan, D.; Blake, C.; Hägglund, M.; Kelly, S.; Roe, M.; Delahunt, E.

Publisher : Wiley, Copenhagen, Denmark

Journal article : Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports 2022 Vol.32 No.1 pp.177-190 ref.40

17. Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in indoor air and tap water samples in residences of pregnant women living in an area of unconventional natural gas operations: findings from the EXPERIVA study.

Background: Northeastern British Columbia (Canada) is an area of unconventional natural gas (UNG) exploitation by hydraulic fracturing, which can release several contaminants, including volatile organic compounds (VOCs). To evaluate gestational exposure to contaminants in this region, we undertook...

Author(s) : Caron-Beaudoin, É.; Whyte, K. P.; Bouchard, M. F.; Chevrier, J.; Haddad, S.; Copes, R.; Frohlich, K. L.; Dokkie, D.; Juul, S.; Bouchard, M.; Verner, M. A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.805 ref.99

18. Genotoxic effects of Dukhan: a smoke bath from the wood of Acacia seyal used traditionally by Sudanese women.

Ethnobotanical relevance: Smoke from the wood of Acacia seyal Delile has been used by Sudanese women for making a smoke bath locally called Dukhan. The ritual is performed to relieve rheumatic pain, smooth skin, heal wounds and achieve general body relaxation. Aim of the study: The present study...

Author(s) : Elgorashi, E. E.; Eldeen, I. M. S.; Makhafola, T. J.; Eloff, J. N.; Verschaeve, L.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Ethnopharmacology 2022 Vol.285 ref.40

19. Socio-economic profile of the flower and ornamental plant producer in the Federal District.

The flower and ornamental plants agribusiness in Brazil are in the consolidating stage. The profile of the Brazilian small producer is mainly characterized as family farming. The production of flowers and ornamental plants plays an important role in the economy, generating jobs and distributing...

Foreign Title :Perfil socioeconômico do produtor de flores e plantas ornamentais do Distrito Federal.

Author(s) : Vidal, A. M. R. K.; Araújo, J. B. C. N.; Gaspar, R. de O.; Joaquim, M. S.; Souza, Á. N. de

Publisher : Sociedade Brasileira de Economia e Sociologia Rural (SOBER), Brasília, Brazil

Journal article : Revista de Economia e Sociologia Rural 2022 Vol.60 No.3 ref.25

20. Unleashing the social capital of self-help groups for strengthening seed systems in Uttar Pradesh, India.

Women's empowerment and varietal replacement of crops are often unconnected domains in agricultural development; an experience connecting both in India has global potential. Rajiv Gandhi Mahila Vikas Pariyojana, a women's empowerment and poverty reduction program in Uttar Pradesh, embedded seed...

Author(s) : Boef, W. S. de; Samarth Singh; Pooja Trivedi; Yadav, K. S.; Mohanan, P. S.; Sampath Kumar; Yadavendra, J. P.; Isaacs, K.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Global Food Security 2021 Vol.29 ref.24

21. Feminization of farming, food security and female empowerment.

While female labour force participation is on the decline in many parts of the developing world, female participation in agriculture is increasing worldwide. Our review of the literature however confirms that employment in farming has not yet brought about a transformation in female lives and...

Author(s) : Asadullah, M. N.; Kambhampati, U.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Global Food Security 2021 Vol.29

22. A systematic review of labor-saving technologies: implications for women in agriculture.

In this study, we systematically review the literature on adoption factors and impacts of labor-saving technologies (LSTs) by smallholder and women farmers in developing countries. 85 articles are included in the review after meeting strict selection criteria through a search across several...

Author(s) : Vidya Vemireddy; Anjali Choudhary

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Global Food Security 2021 Vol.29

23. Female physicians earn an estimated $2 million less than male physicians over a simulated 40-year career.

Differences in income between male and female academic physicians are well known, but differences for community physicians and career differences in income have not been quantified. The researchers used earnings data from 80,342 full-time US physicians to estimate career differences in income...

Author(s) : Whaley, C. M.; Koo, T.; Arora, V. M.; Ganguli, I.; Gross, N.; Jena, A. B.

Publisher : People-to-People Health Foundation, Project Hope, Bethesda, USA

Journal article : Health Affairs 2021 Vol.40 No.12 pp.1856-1864 ref.50

24. The association between plant-based dietary patterns and risk of breast cancer: a case-control study.

Limited data are available, linking the plant-based diets to breast cancer (BC). We examined the association of overall plant-based diet index (PDI), hypothesized healthful (hPDI) and unhealthful versions of a plant-based diet index (uPDI) with BC in Iranian women. This population-based case-...

Author(s) : Rigi, S.; Mousavi, S. M.; Benisi-Kohansal, S.; Azadbakht, L.; Esmaillzadeh, A.

Publisher : Nature Publishing Group, London, UK

Journal article : Scientific Reports 2021 Vol.11 No.2 ref.67

25. Gender marginalization in sports participation through advertising: the case of Nike.

The sport sector functions as a site of health-promotion by encouraging and enabling individuals to invest in their health and giving them tools to do so. This investment is often initiated by, or altered by, role modeling, or seeing other individuals engaging in sport. This could include family or ...

Author(s) : Rasmussen, K.; Dufur, M. J.; Cope, M. R.; Pierce, H.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2021 Vol.18 No.15 ref.66