Hundreds of thousands with mental health conditions being chained, says charity

Oct 5, 2020
By Peter Beaumont
The Guardian
https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2020/oct/06/hundreds-of-thousands-with-mental-health-conditions-being-chained-says-charity


Hundreds of thousands of people with mental health conditions in 60 countries are still being chained, according to a comprehensive and damning new study.

Human Rights Watch says that men, women and children – some as young as 10 – are regularly shackled or locked in confined spaces for weeks, months, and even years, across Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and the Americas.

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