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Physician complicity in human rights violations: Involuntary sterilization among women from Mexico and Central America seeking asylum in the United States.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of forensic and legal medicine [J Forensic Leg Med] 2022 Jul; Vol. 89, pp. 102358. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 May 10.

Abstract:Involuntary sterilization is a violation of human rights and grounds for asylum in the United States. Forensic medical evaluations can be useful in documenting this form of persecution and supporting asylees' claims for immigration relief. We conducted...

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Immigration Judges' Perceptionsof Telephonic and In-Person Forensic Mental Health Evaluations.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law [J Am Acad Psychiatry Law] 2022 Jun; Vol. 50 (2), pp. 240-251. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Apr 20.

Abstract:Clinicians affiliated with medical human rights programs throughout the United States perform forensic evaluations of asylum seekers. Much of the best practice literature reflects the perspectives of clinicians and attorneys, rather than the viewpoints...

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Fault Lines of Refugee Exclusion: Statelessness, Gender, and COVID-19 in South Asia.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Health and human rights [Health Hum Rights] 2021 Jun; Vol. 23 (1), pp. 237-250.

Abstract:Despite widespread recognition of the right to a nationality, statelessness and its attendant vulnerabilities continue to characterize the lives of millions in South Asia. During the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, when states turned inward to protect ...

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Safeguarding the Lives of Children Affected by Boko Haram: Application of the SAFE Model of Child Protection to a Rights-Based Situation Analysis.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Health and human rights [Health Hum Rights] 2021 Jun; Vol. 23 (1), pp. 27-41.

Abstract:The Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria is responsible for the highest number of lives lost in Africa in the past decade. The country has witnessed significant violations of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, which Nigeria...

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The UK's exportation of asylum obligations to Rwanda: A challenge to mental health, ethics and the law.

Publication Type:Editorial & Opinion

Source(s):Medicine, science, and the law [Med Sci Law] 2022 Jul; Vol. 62 (3), pp. 165-167.

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When a virus (Covid-19) attacks human rights: The situation of asylum seekers in the medico-legal setting.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):The Medico-legal journal [Med Leg J] 2021 Mar; Vol. 89 (1), pp. 29-30. Date of Electronic Publication: 2020 Jul 23.

Abstract:The Covid-19 pandemic is a global health emergency that requires immediate, effective action by governments to protect the health and basic human rights of everyone's life. Refugees and migrants are potentially at increased risk because they typically ...

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Mobile phone data reveal the effects of violence on internal displacement in Afghanistan.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Nature human behaviour [Nat Hum Behav] 2022 May; Vol. 6 (5), pp. 624-634. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 May 12.

Abstract:Nearly 50 million people globally have been internally displaced due to conflict, persecution and human rights violations. However, the study of internally displaced persons-and the design of policies to assist them-is complicated by the fact that thes...

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Sociodemographic and health profile of asylum-seekers in Rio de Janeiro, 2016-2017.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Revista de saude publica [Rev Saude Publica] 2022 Apr 22; Vol. 56, pp. 31. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Apr 22 (Print Publication: 2022).

Abstract:Objective: To analyze the sociodemographic profile and self-reported health conditions of asylum-seekers in Rio de Janeiro.Methods: A cross-sectional study of secondary data, collected from asylum claims forms completed in 2016 and 2017, at Cáritas Arq...

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What Should Count as Best Practices of Forensic Medical and Psychological Evaluations for Children Seeking Asylum?

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):AMA journal of ethics [AMA J Ethics] 2022 Apr 01; Vol. 24 (4), pp. E267-274. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Apr 01.

Abstract:The process of being granted asylum is complex, often taking months and years. Asylum seekers face high risk of being denied asylum in the United States. As medical and psychological evaluations assist in achieving successful asylum outcomes, human rig...

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Patterns and evidence of human rights violations among US asylum seekers.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International journal of legal medicine [Int J Legal Med] 2021 Mar; Vol. 135 (2), pp. 693-699. Date of Electronic Publication: 2020 Sep 01.

Abstract:Background: Asylum seekers report exposure to human rights violations associated with a range of psychological and medical sequelae. Clinical evaluators can provide forensic evaluations that document evidence associated with their reports of persecutio...

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