World Health Organization

Panama’s First Lady: Empowering girls is key to beating HIV

Ending the HIV and AIDS epidemic will not be possible without doing more to prevent the world’s 1.8 billion teenagers from being exposed to the disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) believes.

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New guidelines to improve care for FGM survivors

New guidelines on the management of health complications from Female Genital Mutilation or FGM have been released by the World Health Organization (WHO).

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UN Gender Focus: wartime sexual violence, indigenous peoples and refugee mothers

Sexual violence in conflict crimes “so bad” in South Sudan

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Psychological treatment for refugee mothers can greatly improve children’s futures

Providing psychological treatment to traumatized refugee mothers can greatly improve their children’s futures.

That’s according to Michael Wessells, Professor in the Program on Forced Migration and Health at Columbia University.

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