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    Sierra Leone's Former Child Soldiers: A Longitudinal Study of Risk, Protective Factors, and Mental Health

    Betancourt, Theresa S., Robert T. Brennan, Julia Rubin-Smith, Garrett M. Fitzmaurice, and Stephen E. Gilman. 2010. "Sierra Leone's Former Child Soldiers: A Longitudinal Study of Risk, Protective Factors, and Mental Health." Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 49 (6): 606-15.

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, Combatants, Child Soldiers, Gender, Girls, Boys, Health, Mental Health, Trauma, Military Forces & Armed Groups, NGOs, Post-Conflict, Sexual Violence, Rape, Violence Regions: Africa, West Africa Countries: Sierra Leone Keywords: child soldiers, mental health

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    Modern-Day Slavery? The Scope of Trafficking in Persons in Africa

    Fitzgibbon, Kathleen. 2003. "Modern-Day Slavery? The Scope of Trafficking in Persons in Africa." African Security Studies 12 (1): 81-9.

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, Development, Gender, Women, Men, Girls, Boys, Livelihoods, Sexual livelihoods, Rights, Human Rights, Security, Sexual Violence, Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, Sexual Slavery, Trafficking, Human Trafficking, Sex Trafficking Regions: Africa, Central Africa, West Africa Keywords: child soldiers, conflict, internally displaced people, africa, sexual exploitation, human trafficking, organized crime

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    If Not Now, When? Addressing Gender-Based Violence in Refugee, Internally Displaced, and Post-Conflict Settings: A Global Overview

    Ward, Jeanne. 2002. If Not Now, When? Addressing Gender-Based Violence in Refugee, Internally Displaced, and Post-Conflict Settings: A Global Overview. New York: The Reproductive Health for Refugees Consortium.  

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    Topics: Displacement & Migration, IDPs, Refugees, Refugee/IDP Camps, Gender, Women, Girls, Gender-Based Violence, Health, Reproductive Health, Post-Conflict, Post-Conflict Reconstruction, Sexual Violence, SV against women, Trafficking, Human Trafficking, Violence Regions: Africa, Central Africa, East Africa, West Africa, Americas, Central America, South America, Asia, Central Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Europe, Balkans, Eastern Europe, South Caucasus, Oceania Countries: Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Colombia, Congo-Brazzaville, Guatemala, Kosovo, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Thailand, Timor-Leste Keywords: gender violence, refugee, displacement, post-conflict, human trafficking

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    Sexual Assault Recovery in the Aftermath of the Liberian Civil War: Forging a Sisterhood between Feminist Psychology and Feminist Theology

    Bryant-Davis, Thelma, Katurah Cooper, Alison Marks, Kimberly Smith, and Shaquita Tillman. 2011. “Sexual Assault Recovery in the Aftermath of the Liberian Civil War: Forging a Sisterhood between Feminist Psychology and Feminist Theology.” Women & Therapy 34 (3): 314-30.

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, Civil Wars, Feminisms, Gender, Women, Girls, Gender-Based Violence, Justice, Crimes against Humanity, Religion, Rights, Human Rights, Women's Rights, Sexual Violence, Rape, SV against women Regions: Africa, West Africa Countries: Liberia Keywords: sexual violence, trauma, recovery

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    From Combat to Community: Women and Girls of Sierra Leone

    Mazurana, Dyan, and Khristopher Carlson. 2004.From Combat to Community: Women and Girls of Sierra Leone. Cambridge, MA: Women Waging Peace Policy Commission.

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, Civil Society, Combatants, Female Combatants, Conflict Prevention, DDR, Gender, Women, Girls, Gender Mainstreaming, Governance, Post-conflict Governance, Justice, Peacebuilding, Peace Processes, Post-Conflict, Post-Conflict Reconstruction, Security, UN Security Council Resolutions on WPS, UNSCR 1325 Regions: Africa, West Africa Countries: Sierra Leone

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    Negotiating (In)Security: Agency, Resistance, and Resourcefulness among Girls Formerly Associated with Sierra Leone's Revolutionary United Front

    Denov, Myriam, and Christine Gervais. 2007. “Negotiating (In)Security: Agency, Resistance, and Resourcefulness among Girls Formerly Associated with Sierra Leone's Revolutionary United Front.” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 32 (4): 885-910.

    Topics: Combatants, Female Combatants, Gender, Girls, Security Regions: Africa, West Africa Countries: Sierra Leone

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    The Reintegration of Teenage Girls and Young Women

    Specht, Irma, and Larry Attree. 2006. “The Reintegration of Teenage Girls and Young Women.” Intervention 4 (3): 219–28. doi:10.1097/WTF.0b013e3280118167.

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    Topics: Combatants, Female Combatants, DDR, Gender, Women, Girls, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Post-Conflict, Post-Conflict Reconstruction Regions: Africa, West Africa Countries: Liberia Keywords: child soldiers, girl soldiers, reintegration, Liberia

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    Engaging the Voices of Girls in the Aftermath Of Sierra Leone's Conflict: Experiences and Perspectives in a Culture of Violence

    Denov, Myriam, and Richard MacLure. 2006. “Engaging the Voices of Girls in the Aftermath of  Sierra Leone’s Conflict: Experiences and Perspectives in a Culture of Violence.” Anthropologica 48 (1): 73–85.

    Topics: Armed Conflict, Gender, Girls, International Organizations, Post-Conflict, Violence Regions: Africa, West Africa Countries: Sierra Leone

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    Reconstruction versus Transformation: Post-War Education and the Struggle for Gender Equity in Sierra Leone

    Maclure, Richard, and Myriam Denov. 2009. “Reconstruction versus Transformation: Post-War Education and the Struggle for Gender Equity in Sierra Leone.” International Journal of Educational Development 29 (6): 612–20. doi:10.1016/j.ijedudev.2008.11.001.

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    Topics: Development, Education, Gender, Women, Girls, Gender-Based Violence, Gendered Power Relations, Patriarchy, Gender Equity, Political Economies, Post-Conflict, Post-Conflict Reconstruction Regions: Africa, West Africa Countries: Sierra Leone Keywords: Girls' education, Sierra Leone, post-conflict reconstruction, gender equity

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    Girls as “Weapons of Terror” in Northern Uganda and Sierra Leonean Rebel Fighting Forces

    McKay, Susan. 2005. "Girls as 'Weapons of Terror' in Northern Uganda and Sierra Leonean Rebel Fighting Forces." Studies in Conflict & Terrorism 28 (5): 385-97. 

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, Combatants, Female Combatants, Gender, Girls, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Non-state Armed Groups, Terrorism, Weapons /Arms Regions: Africa, East Africa, West Africa Countries: Sierra Leone, Uganda

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