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Adolescents' perceptions and experiences of pregnancy in refugee and migrant communities on the Thailand-Myanmar border: a qualitative study

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Adolescent pregnancy remains a global health concern, contributing to 11% of all births worldwide and 23% of the overall burden of disease in girls aged 15–19 years. Premature motherhood can create a negative cycle of adverse health, economic and social outcomes for young women, their babies and families. Refugee and migrant adolescent girls might be particularly at risk due to poverty, poor education and health infrastructure, early marriage, limited access to contrac...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12978-018-0522-7

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
ORCID:
0000-0003-2112-8188
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health; NPEU
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Reproductive Health Journal website
Volume:
15
Issue:
1
Pages:
83
Publication date:
2018-05-22
Acceptance date:
2018-05-08
DOI:
EISSN:
1742-4755
Pubs id:
pubs:853752
URN:
uri:5c9113a0-731a-404d-bf2a-a6ec6b05f36b
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uuid:5c9113a0-731a-404d-bf2a-a6ec6b05f36b
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pubs:853752

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