Victims of torture are sexually abused in many ways. Women and men are raped, sometimes in front of spouses. Weight are hung from testicles. Electrical contacts are inserted into the penis or vagina. Hot iron rods, sticks, bottles and irritating organic compounds are inserted into rectums. Cattle prods are used on genitals and breasts. Sexual organs are burned with acids or cigarettes.
Sexual torture has been reported in the following countries: [Africa] Ethiopia, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania UR, Uganda, Zambia. [America] Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, Mexico, Uruguay. [Asia] Bangladesh, Indonesia, Iraq, Philippines, Syrian AR. [Europe] Yugoslavia.