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Summary Historically, when children with atypical sex characteristics were born in the United States, the people around them—parents and doctors—made their best guess and assigned the child a sex. Parents then reared them per social gender norms.…
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Summary Reader Advisory: This report contains graphic descriptions of traumatic experiences, often affecting children. Intersex people in the United States are subjected to medical practices that can inflict irreversible physical and psychological…
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Summary On the night of November 2, 2015, Maria Soto’s 18-year-old son Daniel went out with friends and did not come home. At 1:30 p.m. the next day, Maria finally got a call: Daniel had been stabbed and was in the hospital—and was…
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Callous and Cruel Use of Force against Inmates with Mental Disabilities in US Jails and Prisons Summary Key Recommendations Methodology A Note on…
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With Liberty to Monitor All How Large-Scale US Surveillance is Harming Journalism, Law, and American Democracy Summary Revelations of Large-Scale Surveillance Impact of…
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Deportation by Default Mental Disability, Unfair Hearings, and Indefinite Detention in the US Immigration System Summary Key Recommendations I. Methodology II. Defining Mental Disability III.…
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Impairing Education Corporal Punishment of Students with Disabilities in US Public Schools I. Summary Corporal Punishment of Students with Disabilities Lasting Injuries and Barriers to Education …
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A Violent Education Corporal Punishment of Children in US Public Schools I. Summary and Key Recommendations Corporal Punishment in US Public Schools A Violent and Degrading School Environment Discrimination in the…
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Locked Up Alone Detention Conditions and Mental Health at Guantanamo I. Summary II. The Range of Prison Facilities at Guantanamo Camp 3 Camp 5 Camp 6 Camp 7 III. Supermax Prisons and the…
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Custody and Control Conditions of Confinement in New York's Juvenile Prisons for Girls Glossary Summary Recommendations To the Governor of New York and the Commissioner of the Office of Children and Family…
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"Race to the Bottom" Corporate Complicity in Chinese Internet Censorship Map of the People's Republic of China I. Summary II. How Censorship Works in China: A Brief Overview.. 1. The "Great Firewall of China":…
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"It is deplorable and outrageous that this state's prisons appear to have become a repository for a great number of its mentally ill citizens.  Persons who, with psychiatric care, could fit well into society, are instead locked…