Journal article
18 October 2017

How gender- and violence- related norms affect self-esteem among adolescent refugee girls living in Ethiopia

Author: L. Stark, Ben Cislaghi, K. Asghar, I. Seff, G. Yu, T. Tesfay Gessesse, J. Eoomkham, A. Assazenew Baysa, K. Falb
Published by: Cambridge Global Mental Health Journal
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This article explores associations between attitudes and social norms, and self-esteem of refugees in Ethiopian refugee camps. The findings indicate how shifting collective norms around gender inequity, particularly at the community and peer levels, may sustainably support the safety and well-being of adolescent girls in refugee settings.