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Report: South African state hospitals 'forcibly' sterilized women with HIV

Author: Antony Sguazzin

In: Time, 2020

Investigates the forced sterilization of South African women and highlights the Report of the South African Commission for Gender Equality prompted by the 2015 complaint by the non-profit Women’s Legal Center, which documented 48 cases of women who were allegedly forced or coerced into agreeing to the procedure while giving birth.

The Report of the Commission can be accessed here:

See also: Forced sterilisation in South Africa: They removed my uterus, BBC, 27 February 2020.

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