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March 25, 2016

Worldwide, at least one in three women has experienced some form of sexual violence.

It is a traumatic experience for the individual, and some victims are subjected to both sexual and physical violence. The result is short and long-term consequences for a woman's physical, mental, and sexual and reproductive health, affecting her capacity to be an active member in society.

March 01, 2016

While the rubbish dump in Lesbos serves as a powerful reminder of the more than one million men, women, and children who were forced to risk their lives at sea in 2015 and the 70,000 plus who have risked it so far in 2016, it does not include the jackets of those who didn't make it.

January 22, 2016

Three medical facilities run by MSF have been partially or completely destroyed in the past three months. Haydan was hit in October, followed by Taiz in December. Then, in January, Razeh was hit by missiles—yet again launched in all likelihood by the Coalition forces.

January 22, 2016

A Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and Greenpeace rescue team responded to a sinking rigid inflatable boat carrying 45 Afghan refugees crossing from Turkey to the north shore of Lesvos, Greece. On arrival to the scene the poor quality inflatable was taking on water. "We need to realize that this is not going to stop."

December 21, 2015

A look at some of the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) activities this month.

December 21, 2015

The MSF Emergency Maternity unit in Kabul is providing free medical care to pregnant women and young children.

December 21, 2015

Volunteers in northern France have stepped up to help fill the void in assistance for refugees arriving from Africa and elsewhere.

December 21, 2015

Amber Alayyan, a doctor working with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) describes the similarities and contrasts between the refugees she met while working in Greece.

December 21, 2015

Social workers with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Nablus, the West Bank, see an increase in symptoms of extreme stress as violence surges.

December 21, 2015

In Calais, France, visiting volunteers like Tracey and Tamar are helping refugees who arrive there after fleeing conflict in their home countries.

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