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Task team to investigate allegations of forced sterilisation

forced sterilisation

The Commission for Gender Equality is welcoming a probe into alleged forced sterilisations of HIV-positive women at state hospitals.

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has appointed a task team to look into the matter.

He says no government policy permits any woman to be forcefully sterilised.

In February, The Gender Commission found that at least 48 women were allegedly forced or coerced to undergo sterilisation.

All had given birth at public health facilities in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal several years ago.

In Other News – Andile Lungisa will be welcomed by masses when released from jail

The Free Andile Lungisa Campaign on Saturday said the convicted Nelson Mandela Bay councillor would be welcomed by the masses when he returns to society on 1 December.

Andile Lungisa

This comes after supporters of the jailed African National Congress councillor allege that he’ll be released on parole next week. learn more

Source – eNCA


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