'We Were Thrown Out, Half Dead': The Horror of Peru's Forced Sterilizations
In the 90s, hundreds of thousands of Peruvian women were forcibly sterilized as part of a government operation. Over a decade on, the Quipu Project is helping to gather the horrifying testimonies of the victims.
The Threat of Sterilization Is Darkening Europe's Transgender Quest for Identity
In 19 countries in Europe, transgender people are forced to undergo surgery and sterilization in order to legally change their gender, a practice that has been widely condemned as outdated and abusive.
Iran's Quest to Boost its Population Might Also Involve Crushing Women's Rights
Proposed laws in Iran would restrict contraception, ban sterilization, dismantle state-funded family programs, and allow discrimination against single female job applicants.