Violence and reproductive health preceding flight from war: accounts from Somali born women in Sweden

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Byrskog, Ulrika; Olsson, Pia; Essén, Birgitta; Allvin, Marie Klingberg; (2014)
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Journal: BMC Public Health,volume 14 (issn: 1471-2458, eissn: 1471-2458)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-892, pmc: PMC4168062
  • Subject: Thematic analysis | Research Article | Qualitative method | Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology | maternity care | War | Folkhälsovetenskap, global hälsa, socialmedicin och epidemiologi | Health Sciences | Hälsovetenskaper | Somalia | Somali-born women | qualitative | Sweden | wellbeing | Refugee | Sexual and reproductive health and rights | Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health | Violence

Background: Political violence and war are push factors for migration and social determinants of health among migrants. Somali migration to Sweden has increased threefold since 2004, and now comprises refugees with more than 20 years of war experiences. Health is influe... View more
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