In Tigray, sexual violence has become a key weapon in the civil war that began in November in the mountainous region of northern Ethiopia.  

That’s the sentiment in Atlanta’s Asian American community after a gunman shot and killed 6 Asian women and 2 others Tuesday night at 3 massage parlors,

A third of women worldwide have experienced sexual violence in their lifetime—a figure that has barely budged in the past decade, according to a landmark

Bangladesh’s Second Public Health Photo Contest winners reveal stark public health challenges—from food insecurity, to the lack of housing options in megacities like Dhaka, to the scarcity of safe drinking water. They also illuminate—in vivid, vibrant detail—photography’s…

A humanitarian disaster is unfolding in Ethiopia as government and allied forces battling anti-government Tigray forces have been accused of sexual violence in the country’s north. Pro-government forces “operating with near-total impunity” are involved in gang rapes of…

Botched US efforts to collect demographic data on early COVID-19 vaccine recipients are making it tough to measure equity in early vaccine distribution. Key points:

In Egypt’s prisons, dissenters are being punished by being deprived of their right to health, according to a damning new Amnesty International report based the experiences of dozens of inmates.  

Doctors say they help. So why are COVID-19 treatments—including monoclonal antibodies, antivirals, and corticosteroids—going unused?

In 2014, Detroit began turning off the taps of residents who couldn’t pay their water bills—most of them poor and Black.   The pandemic has triggered a moratorium until 2022 on depriving water to those who can’t pay—but a permanent solution is still out of reach.

The Problem: Startling differences in the survival of Black babies depending on the race of the doctor delivering them.