The deaths of 29 people in 2 mass shootings in the US over the weekend shocked Americans numbed by gun violence—and forced them to recognize again the threat posed by white supremacists in a nation with 270 million firearms.

The UN is investigating claims that Russian and Syrian forces used location information on humanitarian sites to bomb hospitals and civilian facilities, The Washington Post reports.

In the 1990s, following an NRA anti-research campaign, US lawmakers squashed any potential for federally funded firearm studies. A deadly scarcity of research followed. If passed, a new proposed bill allocating $50 million for gun violence research could change that—and…

More than 7,500 children have lost their lives or been wounded in Yemen during 5-plus years of relentless conflict, according to a UN report published Friday, TIME reports.   Thousands of children have been recruited by warring parties, and hundreds detained for such…

This is Part II of a special series for Global Health NOW by Ana P. Santos, an independent journalist based in Manila, Philippines, featuring photography by Amanda Mustard.

This is Part I of a special series for Global Health NOW by Ana P. Santos, an independent journalist based in Manila, Philippines, featuring photography by Amanda MustardRead Part II, Mothers Coping with Prolonged, Complicated Grief, here.  

GHN is in Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada to bring you news from the 2019 Women Deliver Conferencet

Firearm mortality is a leading—and preventable—cause of death in the US, Mexico, Brazil and Colombia. A new study surfaces demographic determinants of death between 1990-2015 and breaks down risk factors by age, sex, education, race or ethnicity (US and Brazil), and intent…

Trauma surgeons may see “the equivalent of a mass shooting every 2.5 months”—clusters of 4 or more gunshot victims–contributing to burnout or “moral injury.” Per a 2014 survey, 40% of trauma surgeons have PTSD symptoms and 15% meet criteria for PTSD diagnosis. But…

19-year-old Nusrat Jahan Rafi was burned to death in Bangladesh after she reported her school’s headmaster for sexual harassment, police say.