Denied Motherhood Part One

Creator: Kenya CitizenTV
Issue: forced sterilization

Description: Are women living with Hiv/Aids being targeted for sterilization without their consent in some Kenya health facilities? Citizen TV spoke to a couple of women who claim they were either forced or sterilized without their knowledge. According to the United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS---unaids--- women living with HIV are more likely to experience violations of their sexual and reproductive rights. In the first part of "denied motherhood" Judy Kosgey to women who can't bear children not because they were born barren but because of a procedure that happened without their consent.

Country: Kenya
Population: People with HIV/AIDS, Women
Issue: Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights
Length: 5 - 15 Minutes
Language (Spoken): English