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Forced sterilisations stoke Kenyan anger

HIV-positive women plan to sue doctors who allegedly performed the procedure without consent.

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HIV-positive women ‘routinely sterilised without consent’ in Kenya

Kenya has launched an investigation after researchers claimed HIV-positive women were being routinely sterilised without their consent in government hospitals. A study by the African Gender and Media Initiative, based on interviews with 40 women, suggested the practice was widespread and ongoing.

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Release of report, “Robbed of Choice: Forced and Coerced Sterilization Experiences of Women Living with HIV in Kenya

What: Release of report, “Robbed of Choice: Forced and Coerced Sterilization Experiences of Women Living with HIV in Kenya”

When: Wednesday, 22 August 2012.

Where: Serena Hotel

Time: 7.30am-10.00am

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