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Sarah Costa: An Urgent Need: Sexual and Reproductive Health Services for Refugee Adolescents

The disintegration of community and family structures weakens traditional protection mechanisms and alters behavioral patterns. As a result, child-bearing risks are extremely high, sexual violence and exploitation is pervasive and forced or early marriage is not uncommon.

Read more: Women's Rights, Family Planning, Sexual Health, International-Family-Planning, Adolescents, Reproductive Health, Womens Health, Save the Children, Refugees, International, Teenagers, Impact News

via Health on Huffington Post http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sarah-costa/an-urgent-need_b_3435992.html

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