“Treated Worse than Animals”: Abuses against Women and Girls with Psychosocial or Intellectual Disabilities in Institutions in India

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“Treated Worse than Animals”: Abuses against Women and Girls with Psychosocial or Intellectual Disabilities in Institutions in India

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Documents involuntary admission and arbitrary detention in mental hospitals and residential care institutions across India, where women and girls with psychosocial or intellectual disabilities experience overcrowding and lack of hygiene, inadequate access to general healthcare, forced treatment - including electroconvulsive therapy - as well as physical, verbal, and sexual violence.

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Human Rights Watch

Date

December 3, 2014

Language

English

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““Treated Worse than Animals”: Abuses against Women and Girls with Psychosocial or Intellectual Disabilities in Institutions in India,” Women's Knowledge Digital Library, accessed May 7, 2021, https://womensdigitallibrary.org/items/show/276.

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