SHEenergy: “Kerosene, a burning issue in human rights”

July 15, 2011 at 12:57 pm Leave a comment

From sister blog SHEenergy:

“This article from Kristine Pearson of Lifeline Energy discusses how lack of electricity in Africa has dangerous results for the women who must rely on kerosene for lighting and cooking.

“Exposure to kerosene is retarding economic progress, causing asphyxiation, poisoning children, creating deadly fires, horrific burns and injuries, and even death.  This fuel is silently destroying the lives and livelihoods of countless women and children across Africa…”

Read more: http://sheenergy.wordpress.com/2011/07/13/kerosene-a-burning-issue-in-human-rights/

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