Children Seeking Refuge: A Review of the Escalating Humanitarian Crisis of Child Sexual Abuse and HIV/AIDS in Latin America

@article{Thornton2015ChildrenSR,
  title={Children Seeking Refuge: A Review of the Escalating Humanitarian Crisis of Child Sexual Abuse and HIV/AIDS in Latin America},
  author={Clifton P. Thornton and Tener Goodwin Veenema},
  journal={Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care},
  year={2015},
  volume={26},
  pages={432–442}
}
&NA; Early identification and intervention for victims of child sexual abuse (CSA) is essential to halting the spread of HIV in Latino populations because children who are sexually abused are at an increased risk of contracting HIV. The recent influx of unaccompanied children into the United States exposed histories of victimization, vulnerability to CSA, and suggested an epidemic of CSA in Latin America. CSA has been identified as a contributory event to HIV infection. The aim of our research… Expand
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