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Migration: Refugees and Health: Iran
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Iran has one of the world's largest refugee populations, comprised primarily of Afghans and Iraqis (UNHCR 2001). There have been several waves of Afghan migration to Iran, which correspond to significant political events from the late 1970s to the present. The first and largest recen…

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Tober, Diane, “Migration: Refugees and Health: Iran”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 29 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_0273b>
First published online: 2009

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