Despite Bans, Disabled Women Are Still Being Sterilized in Europe

Decisions like these, involving people who almost certainly cannot give express consent, hang over the sterilization debate. Katrin Langensiepen, a German politician and one of the few visibly disabled members of the European Parliament, is pushing for a strict Europewide ban on nonconsensual sterilization. Many of history’s notorious eugenics practices, she said, were justified as…

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In Chhattisgarh, women voters to impact turnout, election results | Raipur News

RAIPUR: In a state with an impressive gender ratio, women voters outnumber male voters by over a lakh in Chhattisgarh, reflecting the active participation of women in the democratic process. It could significantly impact voter turnout and election results, despite opposition parties raising concerns about unfulfilled promises regarding liquor bans in the state, which directly…

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