In Mauritania, Modern Day Slavery And Health Inequality

A view of refugees walking at the Mbere refugee camp on May 3, 2012, near Bassiknou, southern Mauritania. “They never took me to the doctor when I was ill.” These are the words spoken by Merieme Mint Hamadi when asked about her life as a slave. Merieme, one of an estimated half a million people […]

IMA chief bemoans ‘poor care’ for abused children

The number of psychiatric sessions given to minors who have suffered sexual abuse must be increased significantly, Dr. Leonid Eidelman, chairman of the Israel Medical Association, said on Sunday. He called on the Knesset Committee on the Rights of the Child to discuss the issue, adding that the authorities must give high priority to children […]