Quebec study confirms practice of forced sterilizations of Indigenous women
A report released today confirms 22 cases of forced sterilization of First Nations and Inuit women in Quebec since 1980 and calls for the practice to end. The study says that several participants did not realize they had been sterilized until years after the procedure when they sought treatment for fertility issues.
At least 22 Indigenous women underwent forced sterilization in Quebec from 1980-2019: report
A report released today confirms 22 cases of forced sterilization of Indigenous women in Quebec since 1980, attributes the practice to systemic racism, which the Quebec government has refused to acknowledge, and calls for it to end.