Community based care for survivors of sexual assault in eastern Burma (Conflict and Health, May 2013)

"Piloting community-based medical care for survivors of sexual assault in conflict-affected Karen State eastern Burma" 
 
Given the challenges to ensuring facility-based care in conflict settings, the Women’s Refugee Commission and CPI partners have been pursuing a community-based approach to  providing medical care to survivors of sexual assault in Karen State, eastern Burma. This new model translates the 2004 World Health Organization’s Clinical Management of Rape Survivors facility-based protocol to the community level through  This new report examines examines the safety and feasibility of empowering community health workers to provide post-rape care, building an evidence base on alternative models of care in humanitarian settings. Read the full report in Conflict and Health.