Traditional Healing of Young Sexual Abuse Survivors: Global Prospects in the Aftermath of an African War

The international aid community has in their efforts to aid post conflict communities in Africa actively promoted projects catering for the psycho social healing of people traumatized during wars and violent conflict To a large degree these projects have been established in the tradition of Western psychology However a recent realization has been that in order to efThe international aid community has in their efforts to aid post conflict communities in Africa actively promoted projects catering for the psycho social healing of people traumatized during wars and violent conflict To a large degree these projects have been established in the tradition of Western psychology However a recent realization has been that in order to efficiently help survivors of war it is necessary to adapt projects that enhance local psycho social healing.This policy report locates the structures that have local legitimacy which are available to young sexual abuse survivors in the Sierra Leone civil war 1991 2002 To this end, the book discusses a healing complex that comprises a number of overlapping actors, including herbalists, Zoe Mammies heads of the female secret societies , Mori men Muslim healers Karamokos Muslim teachers , and Christian pastors.
Traditional Healing of Young Sexual Abuse Survivors Global Prospects in the Aftermath of an African War The international aid community has in their efforts to aid post conflict communities in Africa actively promoted projects catering for the psycho social healing of people traumatized during wars and

  • Title: Traditional Healing of Young Sexual Abuse Survivors: Global Prospects in the Aftermath of an African War
  • Author: Mats Utas
  • ISBN: 9789171066480
  • Page: 134
  • Format: Paperback
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