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Women, Girls With Disabilities In India Face Institutionalization, Abuse, HRW Report Shows

New York Times: Group Cites Grim State of India’s Mentally Ill
“Women and girls with intellectual disabilities or mental illness in India are subject to forced institutionalization in sometimes overcrowded and unsanitary conditions, verbal and physical abuse, and medication without consent, according to a report released by Human Rights Watch on Wednesday…” (Najar, 12/3).

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