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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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    The Psychological and Medical Sequelae of War in Central American Refugee Mothers and Children

    Locke, Catherine J., Karen Southwick, Lauren A. McCloskey, and Maria Eugenia Fernández-Esquer. 1996. "The Psychological and Medical Sequelae of War in Central American Refugee Mothers and Children." Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine 150 (8): 822-28.

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    Topics: Displacement & Migration, Refugees, Gender, Women, Girls, Boys, Health, Mental Health, PTSD, Trauma, Violence Regions: Americas, Central America Keywords: female refugees, refugee children, mental health, trauma

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    Health Services for Survivors of Gender-Based Violence in Northern Uganda: A Qualitative Study

    Henttonen, Mirkka, Charlotte Watts, Bayard Roberts, Felix Kaducu, and Matthias Borchert. 2008. “Health Services for Survivors of Gender-Based Violence in Northern Uganda: A Qualitative Study.” Reproductive Health Matters 16 (31): 122–31.

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, Displacement & Migration, IDPs, Domestic Violence, Gender, Women, Girls, Gender-Based Violence, Gendered Power Relations, Health, Reproductive Health, Trauma, Humanitarian Assistance, Context-Appropriate Response to Trauma, Sexual Violence, Rape, Sexual Exploitation and Abuse Regions: Africa, East Africa Countries: Uganda

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    The Effects of Armed Conflict on Girls and Women

    McKay, Susan. 1998. “The Effects of Armed Conflict on Girls and Women.” Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology 4 (4): 381–92.

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, Combatants, Child Soldiers, Displacement & Migration, Refugees, Gender, Women, Girls, Gender-Based Violence, Governance, Health, Mental Health, Reproductive Health, Trauma, NGOs, Peacebuilding, Sexual Violence, Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

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    Healing the Wounds Following Protracted Conflict in Angola: A Community-Based Approach to Assisting War-Affected Children

    Wessells, Michael, and Carlinda Monteiro. 2004. “Healing the Wounds Following Protracted Conflict in Angola: A Community-Based Approach to Assisting War-Affected Children.” In Handbook of Culture, Therapy, and Healing, edited by Carlinda Monteiro, 321–41. Mahwah, NJ: Routledge.

    Topics: Armed Conflict, Civil Society, Gender, Girls, Boys, Health, Trauma, Humanitarian Assistance, Context-Appropriate Response to Trauma, Peacebuilding, Post-Conflict, Post-Conflict Reconstruction Regions: Africa, Southern Africa Countries: Angola

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    Indigenous Healing of War-Affected Children in Africa

    Green, Edward C., and Alcinda Honwana. 1999. Indigenous Healing of War-Affected Children in Africa. Washington DC: World Bank.

    Topics: Armed Conflict, Gender, Girls, Boys, Health, Mental Health, PTSD, Trauma, Humanitarian Assistance, Context-Appropriate Response to Trauma, Post-Conflict Regions: Africa

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    The Use of Rape as a Weapon of War in the Conflict in Darfur, Sudan

    Gingerich, Tara, and Jennifer Leaning. 2004. The Use of Rape as a Weapon of War in the Conflict in Darfur, Sudan. Boston: Harvard School of Public Health.

    Topics: Armed Conflict, Displacement & Migration, Refugee/IDP Camps, Gender, Women, Girls, Gender-Based Violence, Health, Reproductive Health, Trauma, Humanitarian Assistance, Context-Appropriate Response to Trauma, International Law, Sexual Violence, Rape, Weapons /Arms Regions: Africa, East Africa Countries: Sudan

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    Growing up in Guerrilla Camps: The Long-Term Impact of Being a Child Soldier in El Salvador’s Civil War

    Dickson-Gómez, Julia. 2002. “Growing up in Guerrilla Camps: The Long-Term Impact of Being a Child Soldier in El Salvador’s Civil War.” Ethos 30 (4): 327–56.

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, Civil Wars, Combatants, Child Soldiers, Gender, Girls, Boys, Health, Mental Health, Trauma, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Non-state Armed Groups Regions: Americas, Central America Countries: El Salvador

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    Adolescent Girls in Colombia’s Guerrilla: An Exploration into Gender and Trauma Dynamics

    Hernández, Pilar, and Amanda Romero. 2003. “Adolescent Girls in Colombia’s Guerrilla: An Exploration into Gender and Trauma Dynamics.” Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community 26 (1): 21–38. 

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    Topics: Armed Conflict, Combatants, Female Combatants, Gender, Girls, Gender-Based Violence, Gendered Power Relations, Patriarchy, Health, Trauma, International Law, International Humanitarian Law IHL, Military Forces & Armed Groups, Non-state Armed Groups, Sexual Violence, Sexual Exploitation and Abuse Regions: Americas, South America Countries: Colombia Keywords: trauma, war, gender

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    Living With the Sins of Their Fathers: An Analysis of Self-Representation of Adolescents Born of War Rape

    Erjavec, Karmen, and Zala Volcic. 2010. “Living With the Sins of Their Fathers: An Analysis of Self-Representation of Adolescents Born of War Rape.” Journal of Adolescent Research 25 (3): 359–86. doi:10.1177/0743558410361373.

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    Topics: Gender, Girls, Boys, Health, Trauma, Post-Conflict, Sexual Violence, Rape, Violence Regions: Europe, Balkans, Eastern Europe Countries: Bosnia & Herzegovina Keywords: ethnic issues, identity issues, self-image, violence

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