Orphans and At-Risk Children in Haiti: Vulnerabilities and Human Rights Issues Postearthquake

  title={Orphans and At-Risk Children in Haiti: Vulnerabilities and Human Rights Issues Postearthquake},
  author={Patrice K. Nicholas and Erin K George and Nadia Raymond and Annie Lewis-O’Connor and Stephanie Victoria and Sergeline Lucien and Angelleen Peters-Lewis and Nancy Hickey and Inge B Corless and Lynda A. Tyer-Viola and Sheila M. Davis and Donna J Barry and Naomie Marcelin and Roodeline Valcourt},
  journal={Advances in Nursing Science},
The vulnerability of children in Haiti has increased dramatically since the earthquake in January 2010. Prior to the earthquake, the prevalence of orphans and at-risk children was high but since the earthquake, more than 1 million people—with more than 380 000 children remaining displaced and living in over 1200 displacement sites. These existing conditions leave orphans and at-risk children vulnerable to exploitation, abuse, and increased risk of HIV/AIDS. This article will focus on the… 
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