Sexual violence

On 9 July 2021, the Republic of South Sudan marked its tenth birthday. This significant milestone is also marred by the bloody legacy of its first decade, including a five-year civil war. At this very moment, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) released a new report titled South Sudan at 10: an MSF...
On Monday 7 June 2021, the city of Boga’s General Referral Hospital (GRH), which is supported by Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), has been the target of a deliberate attack in the context of ongoing clashes in the city. The overall toll of the clashes so far is estimated at...

At our Tongolo project in the Central African Republic, survivors of sexual violence can find both physical c

On November 4, Ethiopia’s prime minister ordered military action against the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) in the Tigray region, in northern Ethiopia, following an attack on a military base. The escalating conflict is already affecting hundreds of thousands of people, and it runs the risk...
On various occasions since the Andaman crisis, including during the Bali Process, Malaysia and other South East Asian nations have emphasised the primacy of saving lives at sea. © Stéphane Coletti/MSF

In recent weeks, there have been numerous discussions in Malaysia related to the country’s ability to provide a safe haven for people in need of protection, after having survived a treacherous journey by sea.

While it’s great to celebrate all the amazing things women can do, we should not forget that women in the Philippines and all over the world still suffer from so much abuse and discrimination. 

Women who are forced from their homes are particularly vulnerable.

Tania Marin, MSF Regional Medical Coordinator for Mexico and Honduras, explains the medical, psychological and social consequences of a sexual assault, the importance of talking about this topic with teenagers and the urgent need to eliminate cultural barriers, in order to reduce the long-term...
Speech by Dr. Joanne Liu International President, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Intergovernmental Conference on Global Migration Compact December 11, 2018 Thank you for being here today, and for gathering to address the challenges of migration. This is not an issue countries can deal with in...
MSF calls for emergency evacuation of vulnerable people to other EU Member States Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is witnessing an unprecedented health and mental health emergency amongst the men, women and especially children kept in Moria camp, on Lesvos, Greece. MSF is...
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