Stories written by Mirela Xanthaki

Q&A: Why Not Wages for "Women’s Work"?

Caring for children, ailing relatives and neighbours, cooking and cleaning - all of it feels like "work," but without the regular paycheque.

A female mosquito (Anopheles gambiae), feeding. Credit: US Centres for Disease Control & Prevention/Jim Gathany

HEALTH: Malaria Campaigns Ramp Up Focus on Bed Nets

With a million people a year still dying from malaria, the United Nations is leading a new campaign to provide universal coverage of essential malaria control measures - particularly bed nets - in Africa by the end of 2010.