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An 8-year-old girl was stripped naked and searched by Virginia Department of Corrections staff after she was led to believe refusal would result in not being allowed to see her father. If they refused to be searched, they could have been banned from the prison. I mean most adults, certainly most adults who work in the field of child welfare would know better, that this is an act of child abuse. The incident follows a push by DOC officials to promote the department as a model for corrections departments nationwide, and in the midst of a long-fought court battle over inmate healthcare and changes to visitation. The strip search has haunted the girl, who already suffered from bipolar disorder, depression and ADHD, said her mother. The names of the girl, her mother and father are being withheld by The Virginian-Pilot because she is a minor and because of the trauma she experienced.
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Reports this week that police have strip-searched girls under the age of 18 during the past three years, including girls as young as 12, are deeply troubling. The practice often involves the girls stripping naked in front of a stranger and squatting down while being examined. This is humiliating and degrading for anyone — but can be especially traumatic for children, who are still adjusting to the physical and emotional changes of adolescence and are likely to find the power imbalance of the situation frightening. This young woman, 22, was stripped searched at a Sydney music festival, but teenage girls - and girls as young as 12 - have also been subjected to the searches. I could not stop crying. I was completely humiliated.
A teenage girl who was stripped naked and left in a seclusion room with the lights on full and only a blanket for the night, says the experience was "incredibly dehumanising". The treatment by Southern District Health Board of the girl in was deemed a breach of her rights by Mental Health Commissioner Kevin Allan in a decision into her complaint. The young woman, who has only been identified as Ms A, was in her late teens at the time of the treatment on November Ms A had been transferred from a psychiatric unit at a public hospital to a clinic two months earlier and was under a compulsory in-patient treatment order under the Mental Health Act. According to Allan's decision, during the previous year she suffered from a significantly depressed and anxious mood associated with repeated self-harm and suicide attempts. On the night of the seclusion, Ms A left the clinic and was found by police and taken to a locked unit at a psychiatric hospital. She was attended by a psychiatrist but there was no bed available on the locked unit, so Ms A was transferred to a secure unit under police restraint, as she continued to struggle. Once at the unit at 8.