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‘No say over my body’: Alleged US ICE detainee medical abuse

Dozens of migrant women have alleged that they faced unnecessarily invasive gynaecological procedures without proper consent whilst being held at a US immigration detention centre. In December 2020, over 40 women submitted testimonies seeking to bring a class action lawsuit, with 34 alleging unnecessarily invasive gynaecological procedures. The BBC explores these allegations.

You can watch the full story, ‘No say over my body’ on BBC News and BBC World News.

Filmed by: Jeb Brackner, Gabrielle Blackwood, Umit Gulsen

Produced, directed and edited by: Natalia Zuo

Executive Producer: Claire Williams

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‘My mother’s fertility doctor is my father’

When a DNA test revealed a decades-old family secret, Maia’s life was turned upside down. What she learned next was even more disturbing.

Maia and her sister now believe a fertility doctor used his own sperm to artificially inseminate their mother – and he may be the biological father to many others. This is how her family’s life has changed since the discovery.

Video by Angélica M Casas