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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27672141/access-to-and-experiences-of-healthcare-services-by-trafficked-people-findings-from-a-mixed-methods-study-in-england
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Joanne Westwood, Louise M Howard, Nicky Stanley, Cathy Zimmerman, Clare Gerada, Siân Oram
BACKGROUND: Physical and psychological morbidity is high in trafficked people but little is known about their experiences of accessing and using healthcare services while, or after, being trafficked. AIM: To explore trafficked people's access to, and use of, health care during and after trafficking. DESIGN AND SETTING: A mixed-methods study - a cross-sectional survey comprising a structured interview schedule and open-ended questions - was undertaken in trafficked people's accommodation or support service offices across England...
November 2016: British Journal of General Practice: the Journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27552002/the-health-needs-and-healthcare-experiences-of-young-people-trafficked-into-the-uk
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Nicky Stanley, Siân Oram, Sharon Jakobowitz, Joanne Westwood, Rohan Borschmann, Cathy Zimmerman, Louise M Howard
Young people who have been trafficked may have experienced significant trauma and violence but little is known about their health and healthcare needs. This UK study aimed to address that gap. It included a health survey and qualitative interviews with 29 young people aged 16-21 trafficked into the UK from other countries who were recruited through voluntary organisations and children's social services. These data were supplemented by interviews with relevant professionals. Over half the young people had been trafficked for sex work but sexual violence had also been experienced by those trafficked for domestic servitude and labour exploitation...
September 2016: Child Abuse & Neglect
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27077341/human-trafficking-and-health-a-survey-of-male-and-female-survivors-in-england
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Siân Oram, Melanie Abas, Debra Bick, Adrian Boyle, Rebecca French, Sharon Jakobowitz, Mizanur Khondoker, Nicky Stanley, Kylee Trevillion, Louise Howard, Cathy Zimmerman
OBJECTIVES: To investigate physical and mental health and experiences of violence among male and female trafficking survivors in a high-income country. METHODS: Our data were derived from a cross-sectional survey of 150 men and women in England who were in contact with posttrafficking support services. Interviews took place over 18 months, from June 2013 to December 2014. RESULTS: Participants had been trafficked for sexual exploitation (29%), domestic servitude (29...
June 2016: American Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/22772961/identification-of-human-trafficking-victims-in-health-care-settings
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Susie B Baldwin, David P Eisenman, Jennifer N Sayles, Gery Ryan, Kenneth S Chuang
BACKGROUND: An estimated 18,000 individuals are trafficked into the United States each year from all over the world, and are forced into hard labor or commercial sex work. Despite their invisibility, some victims are known to have received medical care while under traffickers' control. Our project aimed to characterize trafficking victims' encounters in US health care settings. METHODS: The study consisted of semi-structured interviews with six Key Informants who work closely with trafficking victims (Phase I) and 12 female trafficking survivors (Phase II)...
2011: Health and Human Rights
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/22745622/the-health-care-professional-as-a-modern-abolitionist
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Michael G O'Callaghan
Health care professionals are in a unique position to identify and to assist victims of human trafficking. Human trafficking today occurs both domestically and globally. It manifests in many forms, including adult and child forced labor, involuntary domestic servitude, adult and child sexual slavery, involuntary servitude, debt bondage, and child soldiers. This article offers insight into modern human trafficking and ways health care professionals can be activists.
2012: Permanente Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/20657054/working-ethics-william-beaumont-alexis-st-martin-and-medical-research-in-antebellum-america
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Alexa Green
Analyzing William Beaumont's relationship with his experimental subject, Alexis St. Martin, this article demonstrates how the "research ethics" of antebellum America were predicated on models of employment, servitude, and labor. The association between Beaumont and St. Martin drew from and was understood in terms of the ideas and practices of contract labor, informal domestic servitude, indentures, and military service. Beaumont and St. Martin lived through an important period of transition in which personal master-servant relations existed alongside the "free" contract labor of market capitalism...
2010: Bulletin of the History of Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/17148801/child-slavery-in-hong-kong-case-report-and-historical-review
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A C W Lee, K T So
An 11-year-old girl was admitted with multiple injuries sustained during a 1-year servitude of domestic labour. She was acquired from her parents in Mainland China by a relative in Hong Kong. The child's parents received a sum of money that the child had to repay with work. Her hardship was characterised by long hours of incessant labour and physical torture when she failed to meet the demands of her mistress or her mistress' children. This case resembles Mui Tsai, a form of child slavery and exploitative domestic labour that was rife in Hong Kong a century ago, and illustrates the new challenges to child rights and protection consequent to the increasing social and economic integration between the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and Mainland China...
December 2006: Hong Kong Medical Journal, Xianggang Yi Xue za Zhi
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/16957174/victims-of-intimate-partner-violence-more-likely-to-report-abuse-from-in-laws
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Anita Raj, Kaí N Livramento, M Christina Santana, Jhumka Gupta, Jay G Silverman
The current study of South Asians in the United States was designed to assess quantitatively the association between intimate partner violence (IPV) and emotional abuse by in-laws (n=169) and to qualitatively identify via in-depth interviews with battered women (n=23) forms of abuse perpetrated by in-laws. Quantitative findings demonstrate a significant relationship between IPV and abuse from in-laws (odds ratio=5.7, 95% confidence interval=1.5-21.5). Qualitative data demonstrate that abuse by in-laws includes emotional abuse (e...
October 2006: Violence Against Women
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/10511830/the-impact-of-economic-sanctions-on-health-and-human-rights-in-haiti-1991-1994
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E Gibbons, R Garfield
OBJECTIVES: This report examines the impact of an economic embargo from 1991 to 1994 on health, well-being, and human rights in Haiti. METHODS: Data from surveillance systems for nutrition, reportable diseases, and hospital diagnoses were combined with survey data and interviews with affected women, governmental representatives, diplomats, and staff of nongovernmental organizations. RESULTS: Changes included declining income, rising unemployment, poorer nutrition, declining infant mortality, rising mortality among 1- to 4-year-olds, decreased attention to children's well-being and education, and family breakdown...
October 1999: American Journal of Public Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/8027195/domestic-workers-in-colombia-as-spouses-security-and-servitude
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A I Meleis, P Bernal
The article presents the qualitative findings about the spousal role of women who are in per diem domestic work in Colombia. Sixty participants obtained through a random sample of employer homes were interviewed about the nature and the quality of their roles. The results provided are based on the participants' descriptions of their subjective experiences as spouses within the larger context of women's roles and daily life experiences. The results suggest that the women find many aspects of their spousal roles satisfying...
July 1994: Holistic Nursing Practice
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