Gender based violence: an urgent threat to Iraq’s refugee women

It is estimated that one in three women will experience some form of gender based violence (GBV) in their lifetime. Violence against women is even more common among conflict-affected populations, for whom the patriarchal and chaotic nature of conflict forms a permissive space for, and sometimes actively encourages GBV; where

Half of the equation: how fathers can help stop mother-to-child-transmission of HIV

On the 30th June 2015, Cuba became the first country to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis. Cuba’s achievement demonstrates that it is possible to end the AIDS epidemic and brings hope to many other affected countries. However, universally HIV remains an exceptional challenge and an estimated 1.4 million