THE EMPOWER TEAM

 

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EMPOWER CLINIC STUDY 

The EMPOWER study is a retrospective chart review of a cohort of women being treated at the EMPOWER Clinic who have experienced sex trafficking, sexual violence, and/or genital cutting. The primary objective of this study is to estimate the prevalence of unintended pregnancy among enrolled women. 

Additionally, the secondary objectives are to . . .

  • Estimate prevalence of: STIs, cervical dysplasia, medical diagnoses (hypertension, diabetes, thyroid disorder, cancer), major psychiatric diagnoses (major depressive disorder, anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and PTSD);

  • Estimate the incidence of adverse obstetrical outcomes;

  • Evaluate contraceptive choices and use.

Check out the EMPOWER Clinic website here!