Global Governance of Hazardous Pesticides to Protect Children: Beyond 2020

This paper outlines PAN Asia Pacific’s concern about the impact of hazardous pesticides on children, and the need for greatly improved global governance of pesticides post 2020, to protect the rights of children and to meet the Sustainable Development Goals of Agenda 2030 during the 1st meeting of the intersessional process, Brasilia, Brazil, 7 to 9 February 2017.

Date Published:
February 2, 2017

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World Environment Day Posters

Date Published:
June 5, 2015

Protect Our Children from Toxic Pesticides: World Environment Day
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Children today are sicker than a generation ago. Pesticides have been linked to birth defects, cancer and adversely impact intellectual and behavioural development in children.

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Protect Our Children from Toxic Pesticides: World Environment Day
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A study from the US found a 7 point drop in I.Q. scores in children with greater prenatal exposure to pesticides than children with lesser exposure.

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Protect Our Children from Toxic Pesticides: World Environment Day
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A study from Seattle found that children eating organic diets had 6 times lower level of pesticides (organophosphates) than children eating conventional diets.

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