The protests were not in vain. Sudan's constitutional declaration - a key document which paves the way for civilian rulers to replace the military in three years' time - promises to guarantee and promote women's rights during the transition.
That is partly because raising dairy cows for milk, butter and cheese requires large amounts of energy and land, as well as fertilisers and pesticides to grow fodder, emitting greenhouse gases that are heating up the planet, the study said.
UN agency UNICEF estimates about 98 per cent of women aged 15 to 49 has undergone the procedure in the breakaway Islamic state of four million, which has operated independently of Somalia since 1991 but is not globally recognised as a country.
Most European countries saw a rise in acceptance of same-sex relationships between 2002 and 2016, according to Hungarian researchers who analysed results from the European Social Survey, carried out every two years.
Researchers who examined data from 174 countries over 50 years found that persistent temperature changes above or below a country's historical norm adversely affected economic growth, regardless of how warm a country is.
Ferrini, who said she was ensnared in forced street prostitution after her mother "sold" her, will join hundreds of campaigners in the streets of Montevideo where the most common human trafficking involves women and girls forced into sex work.
Inspired by teenage Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, 16-year-old student Aman Sharma launched a petition on Change.org in May after noticing that every successive year was getting hotter, drier, thirstier and more polluted
Inspired by teenage Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, 16-year-old student Aman Sharma launched a petition on Change.org in May after noticing that every successive year was getting hotter, drier, thirstier and more polluted, he said.
Archbishop Roberto Luckert in an open letter published on Facebook on Tuesday said the sinking of a boat carrying Venezuelan migrants to Trinidad and Tobago in April showed the dire consequences of trafficking.
It also comes as climate change is increasingly making headlines in the United States and abroad, with school strikes on Fridays now a regular occurrence and children filing lawsuits against authorities to demand more climate action.
The rate of destruction in 2018 was lower than in the two previous years. It peaked in 2016 when about 17 million hectares of tropical forest were lost due partly to rampant forest fires, according to the World Resources Institute (WRI).
Maria Fernanda Espinosa, who is nominally in charge of the 193-member body, said negotiations underway could soon produce a definitive text for the Global Pact for the Environment, which is supposed to plug holes left by prior treaties.
Patriarchal attitudes towards women and girls and a lack of knowledge of their own rights "prevent millions of women from owning land", said Victoria Stanley, senior rural development specialist at the World Bank.