Reports, Studies, Reviews and Research

Migrant Women and Children at Risk: In custody in Arizona

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Publication year:

2010

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English

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pdf (1.4 MiB)

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Publisher:

Women's Refugee Commission

Many women who come to the United States seeking asylum have suffered great harm. They flee their countries of origin because they’ve been persecuted on account of their race, religion or political orientation. They are often survivors of domestic violence, rape and trafficking. These women come to the U.S. seeking protection, but upon arrival, are held in detention facilities where they are subjected to additional neglect and abuse

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pdf

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Keywords

Asylum seekers

Child abuse

Children in prison

Family tracing and reunification (FTR)

Healthcare systems

Human Rights

Migration

Psychosocial health

Trafficking

Unaccompanied and separated children

Violence against children

Women

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