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The Stigma of Disability: Lesotho Grapples with Unlawful Meddling in the Reproduction Rights of Disabled Girls and Women

The forced sterilisation of a deaf woman in Lesotho has flagged how families are secretly and illegally  sterilising disabled daughters, giving them no say over their sexual and reproductive health rights. This is being done no matter how mild or severe the disability in the name “protecting” them from unwanted [...]