NEWS: #FeministVision At HLPF: 13 Million Impressions

At the 2017 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), the Women’s Major Group (WMG) achieved a number of impressive successes in their advocacy for to promote human rights based sustainable development with a focus on women’s human rights, women’s empowerment and gender equality. IOGT International is a member of the WMG and took part in WMG advocacy efforts during the HLPF…

NEWS: Corporate Consumption Complex Controls Much Of Consumer “Choices”

Corporate Consumption Complex Controls Much Of Consumer “Choices” A handful of multibillion-dollar corporations control everything from what people eat to how they dress, to what they consume in terms of alcohol – in the industrialized world. The Business Insider shares some charts on what it calls: … the “illusion of choice” [which] has become an… Read more »

REPORT: Maternal Substance Use During Pregnancy And Offspring Conduct Problems

The researchers’ meta-analyses support an association between smoking and alcohol use during pregnancy, and offspring conduct problems, yet do not resolve causality issues given potential confounding by genetic factors, gene-environment interactions, and comorbidity such as with attention deficit hyperactivity disorders…