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India- Doctors on a Spree of hysterectomies to make a fast buck #Vaw #Womenrights

AARTI DHAR, The Hindu When medical professionals, legal experts, health activists, and the officials of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare meet here on Monday, on their agenda is a rather peculiar subject — rising cases of hysterectomies in… Continue Reading →

#India – Womb and Wolves #Vaw #Womenrights #medicalethics

By Swagata Yadavar, THE WEEK Story Dated: Monday, April 15, 2013 15:8 hrs IST Guddi devi, 27: She had sought treatment for a simple stomach ache. The doctor prescribed hysterectomy. Today, with all her vitality sapped, she feels it was… Continue Reading →

#India- Forced hysterectomies, unscrupulous doctors #Vaw #Reproductiverights

Swapna Majumdar/Women’s Feature Service Consider this chilling statistic: In the last two years, in various states of India, more than 30,000 women were reported to have undergone hysterectomies. In 2011, 16,000 women opted for hysterectomies in Bihar; doctors performed about… Continue Reading →

Needless hysterectomies on poor women rampant across India: Study #Vaw #womenrights

Malathy Iyer, TNN Feb 10, 2013, 01.12AM IST (Oxfam said that unnecessary…) MUMBAI: Is India witnessing a spurt in unnecessary hysterectomies? Data released by international charity organization Oxfam on February 6 says as much. The agency said that unnecessary hysterectomies were being performed… Continue Reading →

After Chhattisgarh its Bihar- illegal hysterectomy on 14-yr-olds #VAW # Reproductiverights

  In Bihar, Anirban Guha Roy, Hindustan Times Patna, August 08, 2012 illegal hysterectomy — an operation to remove the uterus. Numerous cases of forced surgeries came to light in Samastipur district following a probe by district magistrate Kundan Kumar…. Continue Reading →

Kashmir’s health department cracks whip on private nursing homes

Around 150-180 hysterectomies at Valley’s 40 private nursing homes every month alarms authorities Riyaz Wani Srinagar Rafiqa, 50, from Qamarwari locality of Srinagar has had a massive weight gain and undergoes wild mood swings—a source of constant trouble for her… Continue Reading →

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