Advance at Northeastern, (July 29, 2009)
It is a disturbing truth that sexual- and gender-based violence (SGBV) is used as a war tactic in developing nations. Silvia Dominguez, assistant professor of sociology at Northeastern University, recently visited Liberia to help develop a national mental health policy related to SGBV. Here, she discusses Liberia’s current climate and offers examples of changes that can help prevent this violence and heal its victims.
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