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81. Anticipation

(Web Page; Thu Jan 05 11:36:00 CST 2017)

Government officials, activists, survivors, and members of the media are converging on the outskirts of London by the thousands to attend the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict this week. More than 150 countries are sending...

Description: Government officials, activists, survivors, and members of the media are converging on the outskirts of London by the thousands to attend the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict this week.

82. Blowin’ in the Wind

(Web Page; Thu Jan 05 11:38:00 CST 2017)

Editor's Note: This blog post has been updated to reflect a correction on Kolbassia Haoussou's quote. In the opening plenary of the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, I listened to speaker after speaker recount the pervas...

Description: In the opening plenary of the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, I listened to speaker after speaker recount the pervasiveness of sexual violence in war and the toll it takes on survivors. It made me wonder: how many rapes does it take before we make the world a place where all people live free – free from the fear of sexual violence?

83. Copy of About PHR

(Web Page; Wed Mar 08 17:06:00 CST 2017)

History Since 1986, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) has used medicine and science to document and call attention to mass atrocities and severe human rights violations. PHR was founded on the idea that physicians, scientists, and other...

Description: Since 1986, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) has used medicine and science to document and call attention to mass atrocities and severe human rights violations.

84. MediCapt

(Web Page; Thu Feb 08 14:45:00 CST 2018)

MediCapt is a mobile application, developed by the Program on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones at Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), to help clinicians more effectively collect, document, and preserve forensic medical evidence of sex...

Description: MediCapt is a mobile application, under development by the Program on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones at PHR, to help clinicians more effectively collect, document, and preserve forensic medical evidence of sexual violence to support the local prosecution of these crimes.

85. About PHR

(Web Page; Fri May 11 09:11:00 CDT 2018)

History Since 1986, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) has used medicine and science to document and call attention to mass atrocities and severe human rights violations. PHR was founded on the idea that physicians, scientists, and oth...

Description: Since 1986, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) has used medicine and science to document and call attention to mass atrocities and severe human rights violations.

86. PEPFAR Reauthorization Bill Introduced as a Bold Plan to Fight AIDS; Women, Disproportionately Affected by AIDS, Stand to Benefit

(Web Page; Mon May 23 10:40:00 CDT 2011)

Physicians for Human Rights applauds the upcoming introduction of the United States Global Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Reauthorization Act of 2008 (known as the PEPFAR reauthorization bill) in to the House of R...

Description: Physicians for Human Rights applauds the upcoming introduction of the United States Global Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Reauthorization Act of 2008 (known as the PEPFAR reauthorization bill) in to the House of Representatives and strongly supports the bill's call for at least $50 billion over five years.

87. After 1000 Days of War, Yemen Can’t Wait

(Web Page; Tue Jan 02 10:42:00 CST 2018)

>>Read the full letter here. December 2017 marks 1000 days since the escalation of a war that has turned the Middle East’s poorest country into the world’s largest humanitarian crisis, leaving Yemen ravaged by preventa...

Description: PHR signs joint letter urging President Trump, Prime Minister May, and President Macron to prevent further catastrophe and famine in Yemen by implement an immediate ceasefire.

88. After 1000 Days of War, Yemen Can’t Wait

(Web Page; Tue Jan 02 12:55:00 CST 2018)

>>Read the full letter here. December 2017 marks 1000 days since the escalation of a war that has turned the Middle East’s poorest country into the world’s largest humanitarian crisis, leaving Yemen ravaged by preventa...

Description: PHR signs joint letter urging President Trump, Prime Minister May, and President Macron to prevent further catastrophe and famine in Yemen by implement an immediate ceasefire.

89. Summer Internships

(Web Page; Thu Apr 05 15:07:00 CDT 2018)

New York Arabic-Speaking Investigations Intern, Summer 2018 The Arabic-speaking investigations intern is the perfect role for a budding human rights activist interested in hands-on nonprofit programmatic experience. This opportunity al...

Description: Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) takes pride in its strong internship program. Every semester, PHR is fortunate to host a group of intelligent and passionate students who are forming the next generation of human rights advocates. Students joining the PHR intern team come from a wide range of academic backgrounds, including international relations, history, human rights and humanitarian studies, political science, medicine, public health, and law, among others.

90. G8—Why Is There Still No Doctor in the House?

(Web Page; Mon May 23 10:40:00 CDT 2011)

G8 has no strategy for training and retaining the health workers needed to treat millions of people G8 has no finance strategy for achieving universal access by 2010: 12 million people need treatment by 2013—but there are only fu...

Description: On the eve of the G8 meeting, and despite a recent declaration to focus on African issues by G8 leaders, AIDS services are underfunded, and there is no plan to alleviate the health worker crisis...