31 Jul '12, 5am

Court Ruled that Women in Namibia Were Forcibly Sterilized - (blog): Telegraph.co.ukCourt Ru...

Deciding whether or not to have a child is a decision that for many requires considerable thought. Yes, there are some women who inherently know they do not want to be mothers, but for others the decision is much more complicated. Either way it is a choice. What if that choice was taken away from you? Three women in Namibia were robbed of this choice when they were sterilized without their consent after giving birth. The three HIV-positive women sued the state hospitals where they were sterilized, arguing that the procedure was done because of their HIV-positive status. Yesterday, a Namibian court ruled that while the women were sterilized without their informed consent there was not enough evidence to link the sterilization to their HIV-positive status. Research, however, indicates that doctors working for the state have reported that they were just following government g...

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care2.com 03 Aug '12, 3pm

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news.runnersworld.com 03 Aug '12, 8pm

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loyarburok.com 03 Aug '12, 9am

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