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Report finds pregnant HIV+ women sterilized in South Africa

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HIV-positive women in South Africa have been forced to accept sterilization in some public hospitals, according to a report released by the Commission for Gender Equality on Monday.

According to the report, doctors in some hospitals have sterilized dozens of women about to undergo cesarean sections.

They told them that women with HIV should not have children and that they risked death if they became pregnant again.

Commission President Tamara Mathebula highlights inhumane sterilization cond…
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