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11.18.14

Sterilization: the world's number one method of birth control disproportionately affecting women

By Fernanda Alonso

On November 11, an Indian surgeon used infected instruments to sterilize 83 women in about six hours, leaving 10 of them dead and another 69 hospitalized in the central state of Chhattisgarh. The doctor breached guidelines that limit surgeons from performing more than 30 sterilizations a day and also failed to disinfect the instruments before […]

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