Tag: Consent

A Brief History of Sterilization Abuse in the U.S. and its Connection to Alleged ICE Mass Hysterectomies in Georgia

On September 15, 2020, a whistle-blower complaint alleged that immigrant women in a privately-run Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center in Ocilla, Georgia, were being coerced into unnecessary sterilization and subjected to medical neglect. In light of this news, the NWHN wanted to present a brief history of sterilization and reproductive abuse in the […]

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