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UK Government Funds Forced Sterilizations in India

Posted by Joseph on 10 May, 2012

By Wendy Wright
NEW YORK, May 11 (C-FAM) The British government gave $268 million to the government of India for a program that forcibly sterilizes poor women and men, according to the Guardian newspaper. This news comes as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation prepares to co-host a family planning summit with the British government in London this July. 

Melinda Gates recently dismissed the link between contraception programs and population control in a speech launching her new initiative. Titled “No Controversy,” her campaign intends to “change the global conversation around family planning” by discounting its association with abortion, coercion and immorality, and focusing on universal access.

continues at:http://www.c-fam.org/fridayfax/volume-15/uk-government-funds-forced-sterilizations-in-india.html

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