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DOCTORS OF THE WORLD
Indifference is a Disease. We're an int'l human rights organization providing emergency and long-term medical care to vulnerable people, wherever they are.
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The policy is forcing migrants to return to dangerous conditions and putting them at greater risk for trafficking. We’ll continue our work to provide vital services to migrants in Mexico, but we must also ensure asylum rights are protected.
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DOCTORS OF THE WORLD Aug 22
While over 300 trans people have been detained by ICE this year, only one facility can adequately meet trans health needs. people fleeing discrimination should not be met with the same types of abuse when they come to the U.S.
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DOCTORS OF THE WORLD Aug 21
and are key factors in at least a third of all mass shootings. Interventions that work against misogyny and toxic masculinity are critical in solving the epidemic.
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DOCTORS OF THE WORLD Aug 20
The areas most impacted by in the U.S. are also the poorest. Ending the epidemic means addressing the systems that make people vulnerable.
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DOCTORS OF THE WORLD Aug 20
From our work in places like , we understand the unique vulnerabilities of LGBTQ+ migrants. Seeking safety is not a crime, and we support efforts to , along with all currently incarcerated asylum-seekers.
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DOCTORS OF THE WORLD Aug 19
Replying to @_MdMUSA
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DOCTORS OF THE WORLD Aug 19
Replying to @_MdMUSA
Working in the humanitarian world, enables me to advocate for women’s rights within our society and to help women living in difficult circumstances to become survivors and to take control of their lives.- Théodorine Feiganazoui, Medical Coordinator, C.A.R.
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DOCTORS OF THE WORLD Aug 19
Replying to @_MdMUSA
Being a humanitarian worker is extremely fulfilling work. It is a way to strengthen the links between different communities and individuals around the world. Although the people I meet often have nothing, they remain filled with hope.-Anne Kamel, Emergency Medical Coordinator
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DOCTORS OF THE WORLD Aug 19
Replying to @_MdMUSA
As a feminist, I think that focusing on individual & collective wellbeing is a key strategy in enabling women humanitarian professionals, especially national staff... Our involvement in this work is key if we want to achieve our goals. -Lucille Terré, Program Coordinator, C.A.R.
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DOCTORS OF THE WORLD Aug 19
Replying to @_MdMUSA
As Nelson Mandela once said, ''What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.” This quote really inspires me... -Aneela Tahir, Pharmacist, Pakistan
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DOCTORS OF THE WORLD Aug 19
Replying to @_MdMUSA
I feel incredibly lucky to be on the side that is providing help rather than being on the side that is in need of help. There are many women, especially mothers, who are really suffering in Yemen due to this war... - Wafa’a Al Saidy, General Coordinator, Yemen
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DOCTORS OF THE WORLD Aug 19
Replying to @_MdMUSA
In patriarchal societies, often the domestic abuse of women is accepted as the norm. The greatest motivation in my work is that I am increasing awareness about gender-based violence in this community in order to prevent it...-Dr. Syeda Mushrefa Jahan, GBV Coordinator, Bangladesh
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DOCTORS OF THE WORLD Aug 19
Replying to @_MdMUSA
At some point in my life it became clear to me that if I wanted to see things changed, I had to become part of that change. So, here I am, choosing courage over comfort every single day.- Meaza Semaw, Medical Coordinator, Ethiopia
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DOCTORS OF THE WORLD Aug 19
Today in celebration of we want to highlight some of the amazing who are working with us to drive change across the world. 1/
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DOCTORS OF THE WORLD Aug 16
When it's deemed too dangerous for foreign nationals to travel to the U.S. because of gun violence, it's clear that the epidemic has reached crisis levels. We need more support for proven approaches like and solutions.
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Fraser Mooney Aug 16
If this is a “textbook operation,” it’s time to fundamentally rethink our immigration enforcement policies so they're humane and protect human rights. Kids should not return home to an empty house on their first day of school.
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DOCTORS OF THE WORLD Aug 15
We understand how public health conversations need to center people directly affected. Women must have the right to control their own bodies, and any decisions around this right must include women.
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DOCTORS OF THE WORLD Aug 14
"I’m not a bad person for doing this. In fact, I’m doing it out of the goodness of my heart and at great risk to myself."-- OB/GYN . We stand with the health professionals who are risking their lives to give women the care they need.
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Fraser Mooney Aug 12
Since 1990, abortion providers have received nearly 600 death threats and have been violently attacked 141 times. Reducing access to abortion doesn’t help anyone, it just leads to negative health outcomes for women.
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Fraser Mooney Aug 13
Great piece by on the need for a approach to gun violence, the racial disparities in gun deaths, and the abject failure of our government to recognize both. Funding for gun violence research receives just $63 per life lost.
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