Violations of the human rights of woman in custody

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Referat, Hausaufgabe, Violations of the human rights of woman in custody
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VIOLATIONS OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF WOMEN IN CUSTODY There are approximately 138,000 women incarcerated in jails and prisons in the USA. This report describes violations of the internationally guaranteed human rights of women in custody. The violations include: rape and other sexual assault by prison officials with impunity shackling of pregnant prisoners, especially during labor seriously inadequate medical care leading to death, permanent injury, miscarriages confinement in isolation for prolonged periods in conditions of reduced sensory stimulation Some more information: The number of US women inmates has more than tripled since 1985. About 40 of women in prison violated drug laws. About 25 are in prison for committing a violent crime. Black women s rate of imprisonment is more than 8 ...

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2002
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Referat
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Englisch
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