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From Forced Sterilization to Forced Psychiatry: Report on Violations of the Human Rights of Women with Disabilities and Transgender Persons in Colombia (October 2013)

The report aimed to provide supplementary information to the Committee on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) for its review of the combined seventh and eighth periodic report of Colombia in October 2013. The report documented violations committed against women with disabilities, and transgender individuals in Colombia under several articles of the Convention. Furthermore, it put forward a series of recommendations for the State of Colombia to ensure adequate compliance with its obligations under the Convention. 

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