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
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
Worldwide, rotavirus is the leading cause of acute gastroenteritis, an inflammation of the stomach and the intestines, in children up to five years of age. Within this age group, rotavirus was estimated to cause 120,000 to 215,000 deaths per year globally in 2017 (Clark et al., 2017).
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