The insulting challenges of sterilization

Think it’s easy for Western women to get sterilized?   Think again.  This Vox article is a poignant, heartbreaking and enraging story of one woman’s challenges on her quest for sterilization.  People in this world have no idea how hard it is for  rational, intelligent, and stable individuals to get the reproductive medical care that they need, want and deserve.  And this woman’s case is by no means unusual or unique.  Just a few minutes scrolling through the childfree Facebook and Reddit groups reveals how common it is for doctors to play moral judge and deny their patients sterilization for no reason other than their own personal feelings about breeding.  That’s not practicing medicine, it’s practicing morality, and it’s got to stop.

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