Study Finds Microfinance Program—Pigs for Peace—Also Improves Mental Health Symptoms for Women in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Women and families in rural areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been beaten down physically and mentally by years of war, poverty, and violence, but a Johns Hopkins School of Nursing researcher and her team suggest that a baby pig has the power to turn despair into hope, even reducing symptoms of PTSD and depression....Click here to read more.
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The presence of a gun in a domestic violence situation makes it five times more likely that a woman will be killed. And that is but one of the many frightening statistics that brought the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing’s Jacquelyn Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN, to Washington this week to testify before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee as part of the Everytown for Gun Safety effort....Click here to read more.
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In what has become as traditional-and equally welcome-as candy and flowers at this time of year, The Vagina Monologues returns to Johns Hopkins this week, with students Ashley Hartman and Jennifer Ronald, Accel. '14, from the School of Nursing taking part in the event at Sheldon Hall in the Bloomberg School of Public Health....Click here to read more.