NOTICE: This update was written by Sophia Lynn, a consultant for the Committee on Human Rights. It has been reviewed by a number of independent reviewers and approved by the members of the Committee on Human Rights of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine, and the presidents of these three institutions.
This document was made possible through the use of general operating funds provided to the committee by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Scherman Foundation, Inc., the New-Land Foundation, Inc., the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine.
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