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Enisa Eminovska: Smashing the Patriarchy

Enisa Eminovska has been confronting gender inequality for most of her life. She characterizes the Roma culture in Macedonia, where she grew up, as “extremely patriarchal and conservative.” When, at the age of 13, her desire to play sports provoked an extended family meeting on her failure to “act like a girl,” her mother had …

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The Improbable Journey

The journey Andrew Jones took to his current position—managing a successful emergency child protection and psychosocial support program in eastern Ukraine—had an unlikely start: a dance conservatory in New York. “I began as a dancer,” says Jones, laughing at the distance between his initial passion and his current challenge as head of an International Medical …

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Strengthening family resilience

As the conflict in Eastern Ukraine continues, many have fled the buffer zone to face an uncertain future, while others have stayed behind and struggle with every day needs. Limited access to basic life-saving services, depleted livelihoods, and exhausted coping strategies due to protracted nature of the conflict continue destroying social and family fabrics of …

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International Medical Corps Responds as Eastern Ukraine’s Health System Collapses in midst of Conflict

Update September 15, 2015 On 3rd September, the Ministry of Health of Ukraine (MoH) announced that the first polio case in Europe since 2010 had occurred in the Zakarpattya region. A 4-year-old and a 10-month-old were paralyzed on 30th June and 7th July, respectively.UNICEF is concerned that low vaccination coverage in Ukraine was initially triggered …

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International Medical Corps’ Emergency Response Team Continues to Monitor Humanitarian Needs in Ukraine

An International Medical Corps Emergency Response team deployed to Ukraine to monitor health needs as rising violence threatens a large-scale humanitarian crisis. The organization completed an assessment in Eastern Ukraine, focused on emergency medical services and the needs of conflict-affected communities, specifically internally displaced people. The assessment findings, which are directly in line with the United Nations’ …

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