Series: Nordic Council of Ministers
Author(s): Peter W. U. Appel
Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers
Publication Date: 01 June 2008
Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Women in Sub-Saharan Africa, Nervous System, Drainage Systems, Mentally and Physically Disabled, Environmental Hazards Caused, Soaps Containing Mercury
Numerous women in sub-Saharan Africa use soaps containing mercury to bleach their skin. The mercury goes through their skin and reduces the melanin of the pigmentation. The mercury also causes damage to the body e.g. the ner...