Issues Areas of Focus
Children are most vulnerable to the impacts of pesticides because they have limited control over their environment and surroundings and their brains and bodies are still developing. Women are also particularly vulnerable due to low body weight and particular genetic predispositions. Even very low-level exposure to pesticides can greatly affect growth and health. Per unit of body weight, children are
exposed to more pesticides than adults through the air they breathe, the water they drink, and the food they eat.
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