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The Resource Dignity debased : forced anal examinations in homosexuality prosecutions, written by Neela Ghoshal

Dignity debased : forced anal examinations in homosexuality prosecutions, written by Neela Ghoshal

Label
Dignity debased : forced anal examinations in homosexuality prosecutions
Title
Dignity debased
Title remainder
forced anal examinations in homosexuality prosecutions
Statement of responsibility
written by Neela Ghoshal
Title variation
  • Forced anal examinations in homosexuality prosecutions
  • Global, dignity debased
Creator
Contributor
Author
Issuing body
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This report is based on interviews with 32 men and transgender women who underwent forced anal examinations in Cameroon, Egypt, Kenya, Lebanon, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uganda, and Zambia. The examinations, which have the purported objective of finding "proof" of homosexual conduct, often involve doctors or other medical personnel forcibly inserting their fingers, and sometimes other objects, into the anus of the accused. Victims of forced anal testing told Human Rights Watch that they found the exams painful and degrading; some experienced them as a form of sexual violence
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Available also via the Internet.
Cataloging source
BRL
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Ghoshal, Neela
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6250.4.H66
LC item number
G46 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Human Rights Watch (Organization)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gays
  • Transgender people
  • Sexual minorities
  • Sexual minorities
  • Homophobia
Label
Dignity debased : forced anal examinations in homosexuality prosecutions, written by Neela Ghoshal
Link
https://www.hrw.org/report/2016/07/12/dignity-debased/forced-anal-examinations-homosexuality-prosecutions
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "July 2016"--Table of contents page
  • "This report was researched and written by Neela Ghoshal, senior researcher in the LGBT Rights Program at Human Rights Watch"--Acknowledgments
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I.
  • Background:
  • Implications for HIV Prevention
  • II.
  • Forced Anal Testing: A Country by Country View:
  • Cameroon
  • Egypt
  • Kenya
  • Lebanon
  • Tunisia
  • Map
  • Turkmenistan
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • III.
  • International Human Rights Standards and Medical Ethics:
  • International Human Rights Standards
  • Medical Ethics
  • Lack of Evidentiary Value
  • VII.
  • Recommendations:
  • Summary
  • To all State Governments, notably the governments of Cameroon, Egypt, Kenya, Lebanon, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uganda and Zambia
  • To the World Health Organization
  • To the World Medical Association and the Conférence Francophone des Ordres des médecins (Francophone Conference of Medical Councils)
  • To UNAIDS
  • To the Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR) and regional human rights bodies, including the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights
  • To the Special Rapporteur on Torture and Other Forms of Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
  • To the Committee for the Prevention of Torture in Africa at the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights
  • To the UN Human Rights Council and all member states
  • To donor countries that provide support, including finances and training, for law enforcement agencies in countries in which anal exams are conducted
  • Key Recommendations
  • Methodology
  • In Their Own Words:
  • Tunisia: Wassim's Story
  • Uganda: Chloe's Story
  • Turkmenistan: Nyazik's story
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
i, 82 pages
Isbn
9781623133719
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
black and white illustrations, color map
System control number
  • ocn954477428
  • (OCoLC)954477428
Label
Dignity debased : forced anal examinations in homosexuality prosecutions, written by Neela Ghoshal
Link
https://www.hrw.org/report/2016/07/12/dignity-debased/forced-anal-examinations-homosexuality-prosecutions
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "July 2016"--Table of contents page
  • "This report was researched and written by Neela Ghoshal, senior researcher in the LGBT Rights Program at Human Rights Watch"--Acknowledgments
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I.
  • Background:
  • Implications for HIV Prevention
  • II.
  • Forced Anal Testing: A Country by Country View:
  • Cameroon
  • Egypt
  • Kenya
  • Lebanon
  • Tunisia
  • Map
  • Turkmenistan
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • III.
  • International Human Rights Standards and Medical Ethics:
  • International Human Rights Standards
  • Medical Ethics
  • Lack of Evidentiary Value
  • VII.
  • Recommendations:
  • Summary
  • To all State Governments, notably the governments of Cameroon, Egypt, Kenya, Lebanon, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uganda and Zambia
  • To the World Health Organization
  • To the World Medical Association and the Conférence Francophone des Ordres des médecins (Francophone Conference of Medical Councils)
  • To UNAIDS
  • To the Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR) and regional human rights bodies, including the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights
  • To the Special Rapporteur on Torture and Other Forms of Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment
  • To the Committee for the Prevention of Torture in Africa at the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights
  • To the UN Human Rights Council and all member states
  • To donor countries that provide support, including finances and training, for law enforcement agencies in countries in which anal exams are conducted
  • Key Recommendations
  • Methodology
  • In Their Own Words:
  • Tunisia: Wassim's Story
  • Uganda: Chloe's Story
  • Turkmenistan: Nyazik's story
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
i, 82 pages
Isbn
9781623133719
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
black and white illustrations, color map
System control number
  • ocn954477428
  • (OCoLC)954477428

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