Attacks on health care killed nearly 400 patients and health workers in 2017 across 23 countries—and that’s likely a vast underestimate, found the latest report by the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition.

After years of policies limiting births of girls and favoring sons, China and India face decades of work addressing the effects of their male-heavy generations. In those 2 countries, men outnumber women by 70 million—distorting the economy and paralleling an uptick in…

“We shouldn’t be accepting all these deaths as the cost of the Second Amendment. There has to be another way to be free.” — Sarah Lilian, a high school senior from who took a 3 a.m. bus from Westchester, N.Y. with 2 friends to be at the Washington march.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – They held hands. They had to. The students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School held on to their fathers and mothers, their sisters and brothers and each other as they threaded their way through the hundreds of thousands of people that they convened…

WASHINGTON, DC – When hundreds of thousands of protesters descended on Pennsylvania Avenue on March 24 for the #MarchForOurLives protest, they brought with them anger and sadness. Following are a gallery of human moments from the march.

Weapons like the military-style AR-15 rifle, which the 19-year-old Parkland school shooter bought legally, are designed to kill. Their bullets travel 3,000 feet per second, 2-3 times the speed of many common handguns. When they don’t kill, the injuries they cause are beyond…

Here’s another contributor to gun deaths in the US: The lack of properly stored weapons.

UNICEF’s “statement” on mass casualties of children in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta consisted of 10 empty lines, with quotation marks to represent missing text, CNN reports.An editorial note explaining the blank statement reads:

A lengthy backlog of rape kits in jurisdictions across the US are finally being tested. But that’s just the beginning.Until last year, no national requirements existed on what to do with rape kits, enabling a patchwork of approaches. Now the Justice Department recommends…

“Catastrophic” doesn’t begin to describe the horrific siege on 13 medical facilities in Syria’s East Ghouta.In recent days, aerial bombardments have killed at least 260 civilians and injured over 600, reports the Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS). So far this year,…