This 98-page report says that immigrants with mental disabilities are often unjustifiably detained for years on end, sometimes with no legal limits. The report documents case after case in which people with mental disabilities were prevented from makin…Continue Reading

(Dakar) – Guinea-Bissau’s National Assembly should act quickly to pass a law criminalizing human trafficking, Human Rights Watch, SOS Talibé Children, and the Association of the Friends of Children said today.
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This 76-page report is based on more than 90 interviews and group discussions with female and transgender sex workers in Phnom Penh, Battambang, Banteay Meanchey, and Siem Reap. It describes how sex workers face a wide range of abuses, including beatin…Continue Reading

This 82-page report describes the devastating condition facing women with fistula in Kenya and the wide gap between government’s policies to address reproductive health and the reality of women’s daily lives.
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International AIDS Conferences — like the one planned for next week in Vienna — can be strange affairs. On the one hand, there is a reason to celebrate: Scaled up treatment campaigns have prolonged millions of lives; HIV testing and education are r…Continue Reading

Exploitation of Migrant Tobacco Workers in Kazakhstan

This 115-page report documents how some employers confiscated migrant workers’ passports, failed to provide them with written contracts, did …Continue Reading

This 65-page report addresses the potential challenges to women’s rights posed by future government agreements with insurgent forces. The report describes how in areas under Taliban control, women are often subjected to threats, intimidation and violen…Continue Reading