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What's Current: Whistleblower reports forced sterilization of women in ICE detention centers

What’s Current: Whistleblower reports forced sterilization of women in ICE detention centers

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  • A nurse has filed an official complaint against the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) alleging ongoing forced sterilization of women detainees. One detainee likened the center to “an experimental concentration camp,” saying: “It was like they’re experimenting with our bodies.”
  • Pregnant women in the UK may have their drinking habits recorded without their consent under plans by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).
  • The British Medical Association has come out in support of allowing self-identification and changes to formal documents without a medical diagnosis of gender dysphoria.
  • One of Paris’s largest museums, whose galleries feature some of the world’s most famous nude paintings, has been accused of discrimination after denying entry to a woman in a low-cut dress.
Mary Hickman
Mary Hickman

MARY HICKMAN HAS DONE VOICE WORK FOR THE ENGLISH AUDIO TOUR OF ​THE WAR AND WOMEN’S HUMAN RIGHTS MUSEUM​ IN SOUTH KOREA. SHE IS CURRENTLY DEVELOPING A VOLUNTEER-RUN AUDIO PROJECT TO BRING AWARENESS TO FEMINIST WRITERS.

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