Dozens of migrant women have alleged that they were subjected to unnecessarily invasive gynecological procedures without proper consent while incarcerated in a US immigration prison. In December 2020, over 40 women filed testimonials to file a class action lawsuit, with 34 alleging unnecessarily invasive gynecological procedures. The BBC is investigating these allegations.
You can see the full “No say over my body” story on BBC News and BBC World News.
Filmed by: Jeb Brackner, Gabrielle Blackwood, Umit Gulsen
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