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Tubal ligation in the United States of America (USA)

Sterilization laws in the USA History In the early 20th century, several states passed laws allowing forced sterilization of mentally incompetent persons and criminals. These laws were disproportionally targeting African American women, Native American women, and other minorities. Institutions and doctors also often tricked these groups into giving consent to sterilization by not informing them …

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Tubal ligation in Canada

Sterilization laws in Canada History Canada has a dark history of involuntary sterilization. In 1928, the Sexual Sterilization Act came into force. This act allowed sterilization for mentally ill persons, to “protect the gene pool”. It was disproportionally applied to people in vulnerable positions, indigenous women, and other minorities. Amendments in 1937 and 1942 made …

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Tubal ligation in the United Kingdom

In the United Kingdom (UK), the procedure is written as sterilisation with an S instead of a Z. SterilizationAunty adapted this page to follow British spelling rules to not distract British readers. Sterilisation Laws in the United Kingdom History The 1972 National Health Service Family Planning Amendment Act states that undergoing a sterilisation procedure is …

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Tubal ligation in Australia

In Australia, the procedure is written as sterilisation with an S instead of a Z. SterilizationAunty adapted this page to follow Australian spelling rules to not distract Australian readers. Sterilisation laws in Australia Tubal ligation surgery is legal in Australia for any adult woman who is well informed, fully understands the consequences, and consents freely …

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Tubal ligation in Thailand

This page explains the process of getting female sterilization as a medical tourist in a private hospital in Thailand. If you are a Thai citizen and are seeking out free surgery in a public hospital, the process will be different. Sterilization laws in Thailand Female sterilization by tubal ligation or bilateral salpingectomy is legal in …

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