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UN Report Cites Gender-Specific Crimes Against Tibetan Women - 2003-04-14


UN’s Special Rapporteur on violence against women Ms. Radhik Coomaraswamy expressed her concerns about the situation of Tibetan women. In her report she stated: “Women in Tibet continue to undergo hardship and are also subjected to gender-specific crimes, including reproductive rights violations such as forced sterilization, forced abortion, coercive birth control polices and the monitoring of menstrual cycles.”

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