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A Toxics-Free Future

Media Coverage

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Press Release: Children and Pregnant Mothers in Developing World Face Widespread Exposure to Toxic Lead in Paint

Africa

All Africa: Children and Pregnant Mothers Face Widespread Exposure to Toxic Lead in Paint

All Africa: Tanzania: Dar Needs Law to Control Lead Paint

General

Media for Freedom: UN agencies urge end to potentially deadly – but preventable – lead paint use

Environmental News Service: Children in Developing Countries Exposed to Toxic Lead Paint

Women News Network: Imported toys and decorative items from developing nations show toxic levels of lead

Argentina

ElCiudadanoWeb: Denuncian alto contenido de plomo en esmaltes sintéticos

Rosario3.com: Denuncian alto contenido de plomo en esmaltes sintéticos

0291: Nuevo informe del PNUMA revela altos niveles de plomo en pinturas para el hogar en Argentina, peligrosos para la salud

oonot.com: Denuncian alto contenido de plomo en esmaltes sintéticos

Ecos de la Sociedad: Presentación del Informe Internacional de Plomo en la Sangre

Clarín.com: El nivel de plomo en las pinturas todavía es alto en la Argentina

Azerbaijan

Respublíka: Sağlamlığın qorunması prioritet vəzifədir 

Olaylar news: Tərkibində qurğuşun olan boyaların qarşısını necə almalı?

Bangladesh

The News Today: Children demand lead-free paint

The News Today: Household enamel paints contain high levels of lead

The Daily Star: Lead Levels Very High

The Daily Star: Saving children from lead poisoning

Canada

Vancouver Desi: Lead in paint compromises health of pregnant mothers: study

China

people.com: 发展中国家儿童和孕妇面临含铅涂料铅暴露的威胁

Spanish.China.org: Plomo en pintura pone en riesgo salud de mujeres embarazadas y niños: Pnuma

gongyi.sohu.com: 发展中国家儿童及孕妇面临含铅涂料铅暴露威胁

Ghana

Vibe Ghana: Save children from lead poisoning

Ghana Broadcasting Corporation: Children and pregnant mothers face widespread exposure to toxic lead in paint

GraphicOnline: High levels of paints harmful to humans

GhanaWeb: Ghana launches lead prevention week of action

India 

Business Standard: Lead in paint compromises health of pregnant mothers: study

Mizoram: Lead in paint compromises health of pregnant mothers: study

Health: Lead in paint comprises health of pregnant mothers: Study

India Blooms: UN urges end to potentially deadly lead paint use

News Track India: Lead in paint compromises health of pregnant mothers: study

Ivory Coast

Info Directe.net: Semaine d‘Action Internationale pour la Prévention de l’Intoxication au Plomb

Kenya

Capital News: Report warns of continued lead use in Kenyan Paints

Kyrgyzstan

Kabar: Около 70% эмалевых красок, представленных на рынках Кыргызстана, содержат опасные концентрации свинца

Evening Bishkek: Подложили свинец

Mexico

Mi Morelia.com: PNUMA alerta del peligro para mujeres y niños del plomo de la pintura 

Nepal

The Himalayan Times: Report on paints presents an alarming picture

ekantipur.com: Lead level in paints past global limit: Study

The Rising Nepal: Lead Poisoning Victim Shares His Woes

Oman

Oman Daily Observer: Lead in paint compromises health of pregnant mother

Panama

Panama.on.com: Pintura con plomo peligro para mujeres y niños, alerta la ONU

Philippines

PhilStar.com: Leading kids away from lead poisoning

Demotix: EU-Funded Study Finds Dangerous Levels of Lead in Household Paints

PhilStar.com: EcoWaste warns of lead in household paints

Journal Online: House paints pose hazard

UNTV web: WHO, nanawagan sa iba’t ibang bansa na i-phase out ang paggamit ng lead paint

The Nation: High level of lead found in many paints

The Manila Times: Toys with high lead content sold in Baclaran

The Daily Tribune: EcoWaste Coalition detects lead in toys being sold in Baclaran

Rappler: Toxic toys being sold in Baclaran

Zambo Times: Group finds 50 out of 100 positive for lead in Baclaran discount stores

Philippines News Central: Group finds 50 out of 100 positive for lead in Baclaran discount stores

Philippines News Central: When toys can kill: toxic toys being sold in Barclaran

Russia

New News: Большинство продаваемых в России красок оказались отравлены свинцом

South Africa

Daily Times: Lead Poisoning Lowers Intelligence Scores

Spain

El Economista:La onu alerta del peligro del plomo en la pintura para ninos y mujeres embarazadas de países pobres

Sri Lanka

Ceylon Today: Excessive lead levels in paints

St. Kitts and Nevis

SKNVibes: Save children from lead poisoning

Tanzania

IPP Media: The way lead in paint is detrimental to human beings

Thailand

Bangkok Post: 'Dangerous' lead levels in Thai paint

The Nation: High level of lead found in many paints

Tunisia

Radio interview with Mme. Semia Gharbi of AEEFG on "Expresso Weekend

Kapitalis.com: Une étude du PNUE pointe le fléau du plomb contenu dans les peintures en vente en Tunisie

United States

Sacramento Bee: New UNEP study finds high lead levels in paints around the world

Uruguay

Ministerio de Vivienda, Ordenamiento Territorial y Medio Ambiente: Uruguay: ejemplo para la regulación de plomo en pinturas

Montevideo.comm: Pinturas decorativas con altos niveles de plomo: Mala pinta

Guichon Info.com: Intoxicación por plomo, Uruguay en la lista

El Telegrafo: Informe destaca rol de Uruguay en control de normativa sobre plomo

Uruguay Natural: Informe internacional destaca cuidado de Uruguay sobre niveles de plomo en pinturas

Presidencia: Ministerio de Salud Pública coordina semana de la prevención de plombemia

Presidencia: Informe internacional destaca cuidado de Uruguay sobre niveles de plomo en pinturas