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UK to provide all female prisoners with free sanitary products

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Britain said on Wednesday that it will provide free sanitary products to all female and transgender male prisoners to help ensure menstruating detainees are “treated with dignity”. The Home Office (interior ministry) said it would change the law to make it mandatory for police to …

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Immigrant Detainees Say They Were Sexually Abused In CBP Custody

Copyright 2019 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org. LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST: According to a new government report, several dozen immigrant detainees allege they were sexually abused in Customs and Border Protection holding facilities in recent years. The agency says that’s a small fraction of immigrants who pass through these facilities. …

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Despite migrant surge, federal officials weigh plan to phase out family detention at South Texas facility

The Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy, which led to the separation of children from adults who crossed the border illegally, has fueled a national outcry. Sign up for our ongoing coverage. Send story ideas to tips@texastribune.org.  More in this series  U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials are discussing a plan to …

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