Namibians furious over forced sterilisation

Following court ruling regarding HIV-positive cases, dozens of women have revealed their experience at public hospitals.

    In Namibia, dozens of women say they have been sterilised without their consent in public hospitals. They came forward after the country's supreme court upheld a landmark ruling that found three HIV-positive women were forcibly sterilised.

    Al Jazeera's Tania Page reports from Windhoek, Namibia.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Daughters of al-Shabab

    Daughters of al-Shabab

    What draws Kenyan women to join al-Shabab and what challenges are they facing when they return to their communities?