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HIV Positive Chilean Women Suing Country for Forced Sterilization
By Dorkys Ramos | 02/05/2009 - 14:45

A HIV-infected woman has filed an international case against Chile and petitioned the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights after being sterilized against her will. The 27-year-old Chilena—identified only as F.S.—said doctors at the state hospital where she gave birth carried out the procedure without her consent after learning that she was HIV positive.


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