Facilitating war-affected young mothers' reintegration: lessons from a participatory action research study in Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Uganda

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Miranda Worthen; Grace Onyango; Mike Wessells; Angela Veale; Susan McKay;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Redfame Publishing Inc.
  • Journal: volume 1, issue 1 April, pages 145-149
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.11114/ijsss.v1i1.43
  • Subject: Participatory action research | Community based | Sierra Leone | Liberia | Children associated with armed forces and armed groups | Reintegration | Child soldiers | Uganda | child soldiers, reintegration, children associated with armed forces and armed groups, community based, participatory action research, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Uganda
    • jel: jel:R00 | jel:Z0

Young women and girls formerly associated with armed forces and armed groups face multiple challenges. Many become pregnant or have children while they are associated and face stigma and marginalization upon reintegration into civilian communities. This article describe... View more
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