Association of Combatant Status and Sexual Violence With Health and Mental Health Outcomes in Post Conflict Liberia

Kirsten Johnson et al.

Former combatants in Liberia were not exclusively male. Both female and male former combatants who experienced sexual violence had worse mental health outcomes than noncombatants and other former combatants who did not experience exposure to sexual violence.

Key wordsarmed conflict / gender based violence / mental health / sexual violence / women