USA: "Not part of my sentence": Violations of the human rights of women in custody

USA: "Not part of my sentence": Violations of the human rights of women in custody

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Index Number: AMR 51/019/1999
Date Published: 1 March 1999
Categories: Americas, USA

This document, produced as part of the USA campaign, gives details of the human rights abuses suffered by women in custody for breaking criminal laws. These abuses include the use of restaints, poor health provison, sexual abuse by prison staff and the isolation of women held in high security units.


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