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Conflict, Crisis, and Abuse in Dharavi, Mumbai: Experiences from Six Years at a Centre for Vulnerable Women and Children

  • Nayreen Daruwalla mail,

    nayreen@snehamumbai.org

    Affiliation: Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action, Urban Health Centre, Chota Sion Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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  • Armida Fernandez,

    Affiliation: Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action, Urban Health Centre, Chota Sion Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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  • Jenny Salam,

    Affiliation: Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action, Urban Health Centre, Chota Sion Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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  • Nikhat Shaikh,

    Affiliation: Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action, Urban Health Centre, Chota Sion Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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  • David Osrin

    Affiliation: UCL Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom

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  • Published: July 07, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000088

About the Authors

Nayreen Daruwalla, Armida Fernandez, Jenny Salam, Nikhat Shaikh
Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action, Urban Health Centre, Chota Sion Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
David Osrin
UCL Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: nayreen@snehamumbai.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: ND AF JS NS DO. Wrote the first draft of the paper: ND DO. Contributed to the writing of the paper: ND AF JS NS DO. Set up the Centre for Vulnerable Women and Children: ND AF. Review of literature: NS. Data analysis: JS DO.