Medicine or Murder: Time to Scrap the Mass Sterilisation Policy?

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ndtv_logoPublished On: November 16, 2014 | Duration: 47 min, 36 sec

India has more women who rely on sterilisation to prevent pregnancy than any other country. On this episode of We The People, we ask: why should the burden of family planning fall on women alone and whether the policy of providing financial incentives for sterilisation needs to be scrapped.

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Guests: Shailaja Chandra (Former ED, Population Fund) ; Dr. Sambit Patra (BJP), Shobha Ojha (president, All India Women Congress), Sujatha Rao (Former Secretary, Health), Dr. S.K. Sikdar, (Deputy Commissioner, Family Planning) , Poonam Muttreja (Executive Director Population Foundation of India) and Anchor: Barkha Dutt, Executive Editor.

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