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Yazidi Women: Healing the Invisible Wounds (Global Health)

Post Date: 04/08/2018

At present, more than 200,000 Yazidis, an ancient religious and ethnic minority, have been displaced, and thousands of women and… [Read More]

For Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh, the Crisis is Not Yet Over (The Wire)

Post Date: 12/22/2017

After fleeing extreme persecution and ethnic cleansing in Myanmar, Rohingya refugees, particularly women and children, now face a health crisis… [Read More]

Fleeing Boko Haram, Women Seek Healing and Economic Resilience in Niger Camps (Huffington Post)

Post Date: 10/27/2017

Women and children make up 70% of displaced persons driven from their homes by the massacres of Boko Haram, who… [Read More]

Oldest Residents’ Safety More Vulnerable During Disasters (U.S. News and World Report)

Post Date: 09/18/2017

Sedensky discusses how natural disasters, such as Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, heighten the health and safety risks of already vulnerable… [Read More]

UNFPA Preserves Dignity First for Women and Girls Affected by the Near Dzud (Relief Web)

Post Date: 01/19/2017

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFP) is providing Dignity Kits to women and girls in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia as winter conditions… [Read More]

Women to Women: Lebanese Red Cross Volunteers Tackle Taboos at Syrian Refugee Camps (Relief Web)

Post Date: 01/19/2017

Lebanese Red Cross volunteers discuss hygiene, sanitation, and reproductive health with Syrian refugees, and provide emergency kits which enable women to… [Read More]

Why Are So Many Women Dying from Ebola? (Foreign Policy)

Post Date: 08/28/2014

Studies show that infectious disease often affects one gender more than another, not only for biological but also for social… [Read More]

In Sri Lanka Men Handed Out Underwear and Commented on the Size (Guardian)

Post Date: 08/02/2014

Pamela Steele argues for increased gender sensitivity in international disaster response planning, citing reports after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami… [Read More]

U.N. Confirms an Outbreak of Polio in Syria (Cumming-Bruce)

Post Date: 03/07/2014

An outbreak of polio has been reported in Syria, where thousands of children have not been vaccinated because of the… [Read More]