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Climate Change Causes Women To Become Prostitutes

Well here’s a novel theory about the dangers of climate change! As more and more counter-arguments are raised against the now-establishment wisdom that man-made global warming is prevalent, those banging the warning drums on climate change have reached so far into the barrel it boggles the mind to think what they’ll say next. From the Filipino news organization GMANews:

The effects of climate change have driven women in communities in coastal areas in poor countries like the Philippines into dangerous work, and sometimes even the flesh trade, a United Nations official said.

Suneeta Mukherjee, country representative of the United Nations Food Population Fund (UNFPA), said women in the Philippines are the most vulnerable to the effects of climate change in the country.

“Climate change could reduce income from farming and fishing, possibly driving some women into sex work and thereby increase HIV infection,” Mukherjee said during the Wednesday launch of the UNFPA annual State of World Population Report in Pasay City.

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