Mexico identifies two women who may have received non-consensual surgeries in ICE detention

Mexico has identified two women who may have been subjected to non-consensual surgeries while detained by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

a group of men standing next to a fence: The Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia, is seen in February 2018.

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The Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia, is seen in February 2018.

The finding is part of a larger Mexican investigation into allegations of improper medical care for detained migrant women at ICE’s privately-run Irwin Country Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia.

In a statement released during the weekend, Mexico’s Foreign Ministry said one Mexican national received “a surgical intervention” that she did not authorize. The ministry specified that the operation was not a hysterectomy, and said she did not receive post-operative care. The woman also did not receive treatment for a hernia, the statement adds.

A second woman in Mexico allegedly underwent a gynecological surgery “without her full consent,” according to the Ministry, which did not specify the type of surgery. The statement

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Brand New Study Identifies Top Motivations Of ‘High-Achieving’ Women

“What makes women tick?” is a question that vexes (almost) every man, marketer, recruiter, salesperson, media executive and politician.  

With women still only 7.4% of the Fortune 500 CEOs, executives, recruiters, and advocates are wondering what needs to happen for more women to ascend to those roles.  

A brand new study conducted by Green Connections Media (GCM) in partnership with IDS Publishing may provide some answers, especially for those in STEM fields (science, technology, engineering and math). This survey is called the Reiss Motivational Profile (“RMP”), a “scientifically developed, comprehensive test of what motivates an individual,” originally developed by the late Professor Steven Reiss, detailed in his book, “Who Am I? 16 Basic Desires That Motivate Our Actions, Define Our Personalities.”  


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