Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Investigates: Healthcare for Refugee Women
$10 for tickets
At the end of 2015, a staggering number of people around the world—one out of every 113 people, to be exact—were estimated to be forcibly displaced from their homes.Half of these people, labeled asylum-seekers, internally displaced persons or refugees, are women, according to the United Nations. Join WGBH’s Beat the Press TV host, Emily Rooney (@EmilyRooneyWGBH) and experienced Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) aid workers for a discussion about the unique and pressing health challenges facing displaced women. Learn how MSF provides family planning, obstetric care, and medical treatment for sexual violence to patients on the move or living in refugee camps—and how MSF offers mental health care, a crucial component of treatment for survivors of violence.
In partnership with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières
About WGBH’s BostonTalks: Investigates event series
WGBH investigates stories that matter to our region. Now, you’re invited to join the conversation at our BostonTalks: Investigates series, featuring in-depth panel discussions with major players, followed by a reception.
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