A drug addict lights an improvised pipe on the street in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil. Claims that a homeless Brazilian woman was ordered to undergo forced sterilisation are sparking accusations of a nightmarish dystopia. Photo: AFP

Brazil uproar over alleged ‘forced’ sterilisation of drug addicted woman

She had her tubes tied after a ruling by a judge in Mococa, but according to a report in local media, the procedure was performed without the homeless woman’s consent

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A drug addict lights an improvised pipe on the street in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil. Claims that a homeless Brazilian woman was ordered to undergo forced sterilisation are sparking accusations of a nightmarish dystopia. Photo: AFP
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