Resource November 8, 2013

Robin Hammond Discusses Mental Health in Liberia

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Image by Robin Hammond. Sierra Leone, 2013.
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The wars in Liberia and Sierra Leone have been over for a decade but the psychological scars linger...

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Image by Robin Hammond. Liberia, 2013.

This chapter of "Condemned," an extensive photography project by Robin Hammond, documents the long-term mental health impacts of the conflicts in Liberia and Sierra Leone—illustrating that signing of peace agreements does not ensure an end to suffering. Hammond discusses his reporting in Liberia which covers the lives of former child soldiers and the war's legacy of mental health issues.

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