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Our response to non-consensual hysterectomies in a detention center in Georgia

Nearly two months ago, Project South and Government Accountability made public a complaint on behalf of a former nurse Dawn Wooten. It details how personnel at the Irwin County Detention Center (ICDC) in Georgia, USA subjected detained immigrant women to non-consensual hysterectomies and unnecessary gynecological procedures, and failed to take adequate precautions to protect detained immigrants’ health in the midst of […]

Radha Paudel is the author of this piece and a FAR member.
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Where is the Conversation on Menstruation Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Radha Paudel, Founder/Secretariat, Global South Coalition for Dignified Menstruation and FAR Member 6 April 2020 was a significant day as the UN Secretary General urged to address Gender-Based Violence (GBV) following the announcement of the COVID-19 pandemic by WHO on 11 March 2020. GBV is considered a `shadow pandemic’ that skyrocketed (30-60%) during this period due to interruptions of ongoing […]