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Why Central America's Drought Is Harder On Women

October 04, 2016

Over the past 18 years, Rosalita García has nursed all 10 of her children back to health after bouts of malnutrition. But her three-year-old son's recent hospital visit in Chiquimula, Guatemala has the 37-year-old mother more worried than usual. “I was able to feed my kids better before because it rained,” García told AQ. “But now we have nothing.”

Central America is in the middle of its worst drought in 30 years, threatening food security in...

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