• A whistleblower complaint alleging hysterectomies being performed on women from an ICE detention center recalls the ugly history of forced sterilization in the US

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

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    A nurse alleged that women had their wombs partially or entirely removed, while detained at an immigration detention facility in Georgia. She filed a whistleblower complaint, largely focused on COVID-19 precautions, sent by Project South to the Department of Homeland Security and its inspector general. The complaint has triggered a conversation around forced sterilization in the US.
    Dawn Wooten alleged that migrants detained at the Irwin County Detention Center were sent to a gynecologist off-site. According to Wooten, some women said they received a surgical...
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