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Inter-American Commission On Human Rights To Consider Case Of Forced Sterilization Of HIV-Positive Woman

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Rights body mulls forced sterilization of HIV-positive woman
“The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights will consider its first case of forced sterilization of a person living with HIV in Latin America, a rights group has said. The U.S.-based Center for Reproductive Rights, which brought the case of a Chilean woman before the main human rights body in the Americas, says she was forcibly sterilized because of her HIV-positive status by a doctor, without her consent or knowledge, during the delivery of her baby by Caesarean section in 2002…” (Moloney, 9/30).

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