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The impact of transactional sex with teachers on public school students in Monrovia, Liberia – a brief report

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Access to education has been shown to strongly influence adolescent health across the world, and strong relationships with teachers has been found to lead to better academic and psychosocial outcomes for students. In many low-income countries where adolescents have less access to education and are more likely to experience poor health outcomes, risky sexual behaviors can exacerbate these challenges by increasing the risk of unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections. This study ...

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Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Jesus College
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Name:
National Institute of Mental Health
Grant:
K01MH100428
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Name:
MGH's Chester M. Pierce, MD Division of Global Psychiatry
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
Journal:
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Publication date:
2017-03-08
Acceptance date:
2017-02-06
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EISSN:
1745-0136
ISSN:
1745-0128
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uuid:fe41fdb4-afc1-488a-bc0c-ebc3451c5ca0
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725608
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2017-09-05

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