Robbed of Choice

Forced and Coerced Sterilization Experiences of Women Living with HIV in Kenya

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Robbed of Choice: Forced and Coerced Sterilization Experiences of Women living with HIV in Kenya

This publication documents heart rendering experiences of 40 women living with HIV ,  who claimed that they were either forced or coerced to accept permanent sterilization procedures (bilateral tubal ligation) in healthcare facilities in Kenya. The study was conducted between October and November 2011 in Nairobi and Kakamega counties by the African Gender and Media Initiative in partnership with Women Fighting Aids in Kenya, Lean on Me and Grassroots Empowerment Trust.

Robbed of Choice
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