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Self-Study for Global Women’s Health

I just found this self-study tutorial for global women’s health.  May help you gain a better understanding of the issues facing women around the world, and the way women are meeting the challenges.  

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Women, Violence and War

I just found the webcast from a 2005 conference on war and gender.  I share it because there is discussion about rape as a weapon of war. This still happens today in the DR Congo, and I’m sure it still exists in other parts of the world as well. Does the idea of rape as an act of war surprise you? Rape is [...]

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State of the World’s Midwives

If you haven’t already, check out the State of the World’s Midwives Report–a collaborative effort from 30 different global health organizations. Here’s the link: http://mdganalytics.com/mashup/midwifeUSHA/ushahidi/

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UN Congo Report

So the UN report is drawing anger: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/02/world/africa/02congo.html?_r=1&partner=rss&emc=rss Want to read the report for yourself:  http://www.ohchr.org/EN/Countries/AfricaRegion/Pages/RDCProjetMapping.aspx

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Film about Birth in Tanzania

Check out this video from the White Ribbon Alliance about birth in Tanzania. If that doesn’t work, follow this link: http://www.whiteribbonalliance.org/resources.cfm?a0=video&play=PLAYYOURPART

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