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Forcible Sterilisation In Uzbekistan

Natalia Antelava uncovers evidence that women are being sterilised, often without their knowledge, in an effort by the Uzbek government to control the population.

Natalia Antelava reports on Uzbekistan where women have become the new target of one of the most repressive regimes on earth.

She uncovers evidence that women are being sterilised, often without their knowledge, in an effort by the government to control the population.

The programme speaks to victims and doctors and highlights the fear and paranoia that have made this such a difficult story to tell.

Women have fled the country in order to escape the practise.

Only a few brave Uzbeks have been willing to speak, often telling horrific stories the government don't want told.

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25 minutes

Last on

Sat 14 Apr 2012 21:05GMT

Broadcasts

  • Thu 12 Apr 2012 08:05GMT
  • Thu 12 Apr 2012 12:05GMT
  • Thu 12 Apr 2012 15:05GMT
  • Thu 12 Apr 2012 19:05GMT
  • Fri 13 Apr 2012 01:05GMT
  • Sat 14 Apr 2012 03:05GMT
  • Sat 14 Apr 2012 21:05GMT

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