Consult the users! How toilets impact the fight for gender equality

Access to clean, protected and gender-separated toilets would encourage girls to go to school, also when they are menstruating. Fatehpur Sikri, India. Photo: Flickr, Ignas Kukenys

Of: Elin Fredriksson

When the train from Delhi sets off to the north of India, it passes by long fields on the outskirts of the capital. In the early morning, the passengers of the train can observe how dozens of men and women walk around in the field and eventually bend down to defecate. It is the daily […]

April 1, 2018, English, FUF Lund, Magazine, Report

Combating climate change through biofuels - at what cost?

EU standards aim at ensuring an eco-friendly biofuel production. But are social and ecological impacts taken into account sufficiently? Photo: alh1, Flickr

Of: Elin Fredriksson

Biofuels seem to be an important step in the fight against climate change, as they represent a renewable and less polluting alternative to fossil fuels. However, its agricultural production provokes controversial discussions. Several international organizations seek to raise awareness about the social and ecological impacts of the rising biofuel demand. One of the EU political […]

March 1, 2018, Article, English, FUF Lund, Magazine