More Americans are serving prison and jail sentences than ever before, even as US crime rates reach a historic low.
There are many Roma children that are misplaced into special education schools or misdiagnosed with mental disabilities due to racial discrimination.
Morgan Selander, Emily Walter
As the worldwide refugee population has steadily increased over the past decade, mental health concerns among refugees have become more prevalent. In the United States, adolescent refugees face higher rates of mental illness in comparison to non-refugee adolescents
While there is a significant healthcare personnel shortage throughout India, it is particularly problematic in rural areas. Because of this issue, those in rural areas seeking healthcare services must often travel distances of up to 100 km to access them.
Deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest represents a critical issue in our modern world, as it is the root cause of many other problems that affect the entire planet.
On any given day, the U.S. holds approximately 40,000 people in immigrant detention centers. Many of these detainees experience poor living conditions including inadequate health care and abuse.
Venezuela is experiencing an extreme shortage in medicine, supplies, and equipment that is necessary to prevent, diagnose, and treat health conditions.
The United States is decreasing the amount of refugees they will accept. The new administrative policy will only allow 18,000 refugees into the United States annually, which decreases the previous amount by more than half.
The female homicide rate in South Africa is roughly 24.6 per 100,000 population—nearly six times the global average.