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NAMIBIA: NAMIBIAN GOVERNMENT IMPLICATED IN INVOLUNTARY STERILIZATIONS OF HIV-POSITIVE WOMEN

As far back as 2001, women living with HIV/AIDS were being sterilized in Namibian hospitals, without their autonomous consent. Shockingly, these women, whose cases the International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS began documenting in 2008, continue to wait for redress.   Now, a group of NGOs are petitioning the Government of…
Staff Writer
18 Nov 2009