Dr Cicely Marston is an Associate Professor in Social Science at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Her research interests include interdisciplinary work on sexual and reproductive health, sexual behaviour (including coercion), particularly of young people, and community participation in health. She also works with various external organisations, including the World Health Organization, in these areas.
Dr Cicely Marston
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