Almost two-thirds of asylum-seekers in Greece are women and children. Greece continues to struggle with how to accommodate migrants — especially this new population, which has needs that are unique to pregnant and nursing mothers and babies.
The emergency declaration will increase funding and resources to tackle the Ebola epidemic in DR Congo, says Tariq Riebl, Ebola emergency response director for the IRC — and hopefully raise global attention to the crisis.
Over the last year, an Ebola epidemic has gripped Democratic Republic of Congo. The virus has reached the eastern city of Goma, home to over 1 million people. David Gressly, UN's Ebola response coordinator, talks about what this means for the fight against the virus.
Health workers are using a new kind of isolation unit to treat Ebola patients. Called "the CUBE," the transparent walls of the room allow for more interaction between doctors and patients — and family members.
In Argentina, a mostly Catholic and conservative country, discussion around sex education has been heated. That’s why a law passed in 2006 to give kids comprehensive sexual education has been sporadically implemented. Until recently, it was ignored and put on the back burner.