Think adverse environmental effects affect people equally? Ask these women
Women, children, and racialized people's health are particularly vulnerable to adverse environmental effects for biological and socioeconomic reasons. We can use breast cancer as an example of how these differential impacts play out.
Research has suggested that using hand sanitizer with dermal-penetration-enhancing chemicals while handling thermal receipt paper coated with BPA dramatically increases the chemical’s presence in the body, especially in women. Photograph courtesy of Unsplash