The Effects Of Armed Conflict On Girls And Women


This article discusses the gender-specific effects of armed conflict on girls and women, including sexual exploitation and gender-based violence, each having profound psychosocial consequences. Other gendered effects occur when girls are recruited as child soldiers, girls and women become internally and externally displaced refugees, and public health services, such as reproductive health care, are inadequate or unavailable. 

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