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Health and human rights of marginalized populations

This section considers studies regarding the health and human rights of members of marginalized populations, including sexual and gender minorities, children, migrants, ethnic minorities, refugees, displaced people, commercial sex workers, injection drug users, and other marginalized populations.

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  1. Some studies show orphanhood to be associated with increased sexual risk-taking while others have not established this relationship, but have found factors other than orphanhood as predictors of sexual risk be...

    Authors: Milka Juma, Jane Alaii, L Kay Bartholomew, Ian Askew and Bart Van den Born
    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2013 13:32
  2. Millions of African children are having to grow up under harsh and adverse psychosocial conditions but it’s not fully understood how this negative psychosocial environment is affecting their mental health. Thi...

    Authors: Eugene Kinyanda, Ruth Kizza, Catherine Abbo, Sheila Ndyanabangi and Jonathan Levin
    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2013 13:19
  3. Many studies have indicated that most immigrant women come from underdeveloped countries, and this can have negative effects on their lives, children’s adaptation to school, and medical care utilization. Howev...

    Authors: Yen-Ching Chen, Shu-Hui Wei, Kuo-Wei Yeh and Mei-Yen Chen
    Citation: BMC International Health and Human Rights 2013 13:5