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  • Ben Bellows, Population Council
  • Maria Ekstrand, University of California
  • Kaveh Khoshnood, Yale School of Public Health

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  • Giulia Mangiameli, BioMed Central


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    On child soldiers

    An interdisciplinary dialogue between children’s rights law, transitional justice and psychosocial approaches is needed to better address child soldiers’ recovery and reintegration.

    BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015, 15:28
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    Where is the right to health?

    Exploring the reasons for the marginal position of the right to health in the post-2015 agenda, which hamper its transformation into a practical health goal.

    BMC International Health and Human Rights 2015, 15:22



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