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

Due to political and economic hardship, migration to Europe is growing progressively (World Health Organization, 2018) impacting on population development and cultural diversity with its increased demand on health and social care in the host countries. A considerable proportion of mig
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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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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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