AN OVERVIEW OF MIGRANT WOMEN’S EXPERIENCES OF PERINATAL CARE SERVICES IN EUROPE

Authors Hora Soltani, Frankie J Fair, Liselotte Raben, Helen Watson, Maria van den Muijsenbergh, Maria Papadakakis, Tasos Mastrogiannakis, Mervi Jokinen, Eleanor Shaw, Eirini Sioti, Diederik Aarendonk, Diana Castro Sandoval, Artemis Markatou, Victoria Vivilaki Introduction Due to poli
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HEALTH AND CHILD SEX TRAFFICKING

This article focuses on the health consequences of children that have been primarily trafficked for the purpose of sexual exploitation. It begins by providing a definition of trafficking, and making a distinction between trafficking and smuggling. It then overviews the main health con
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POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER AMONG DISPLACED POPULATIONS

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among displaced populations in the aftermath of mass atrocities[1] Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is one of the most widely reported psychological disorders among refugees[2], asylum-seekers[3] and internally displaced persons (IDPs)[4]. Th
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RESIGNATION SYNDROME

As of January 1, 2014, the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare has identified “resignation syndrome” as a new type of condition that can be given an official diagnosis (Sallin et al., 2016). Resignation syndrome has been defined as: “a disorder predominantly affecting psychol
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HEALTH AND FEMALE TRAFFICKING

When the UN introduced the United Nationals Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children in 2000 , human trafficking was largely seen as a security, migration and a human rights issue. Today, it is increasingly seen as a public health
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