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Women in rural India 'pushed' into having hysterectomies

Thousands of Indian women are having their wombs removed in operations that campaigners say are unnecessary and only performed to make money for unscrupulous private doctors.

Some women say they have felt pushed into having the procedure, however the clinics involved feel that they acted in the interests of the patient.

Jill McGivering reports.

  • 06 Feb 2013
  • From the section Asia