When doctors tied her limbs and scraped the lining of her uterus without anesthesia after her miscarriage, it was “the 30 most horrible minutes of my life,” Croatian MP Ivana Nincevic-Lesandric told her colleagues in a male-dominated parliament last October.  

2018 wasn’t a quiet year in global health. Between human rights atrocities, reemerging diseases, and climate change, we’ve pulled together our list of problems that couldn’t be conquered in 2018, setting a busy agenda for 2019.  

UNAIDS’ top brass are actively suppressing an independent report investigating sexual harassment, bullying and abuse of power at the embattled agency, according to AIDS-Free World and Code Blue. The UNAIDS governing body commissioned the report in the wake of a high-profile…

It’s never pretty when family discord goes online—especially when it’s with the embarrassing mom tweet that spawned a thousand memes.   @BlueStarNavyMom3’s tweet was born to be viral, combining a cheesy pose, a sailor suit, and one mother’s deluded view of her son, Pieter…

Addressing the skepticism swirling around Christine Blasey Ford's testimony last week that US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh assaulted her, Monica Hesse delivers a reality check: Many survivors hide their trauma to protect loved ones.  

Globally, women carry a disproportionate burden of unpaid and underpaid labor, and the global health field is no exception. The authors of this commentary point out that female academics contribute more service work, and young women staff about 70% of unpaid and underpaid…