Latest topics
» Suppressed Ancient Underwater Discoveries That Could Rewrite History
Today at 6:29 pm by PurpleSkyz

» A Remarkable Vaccine Research Event Has Occurred: What Is It?
Today at 6:28 pm by PurpleSkyz

» DOJ Wants To Keep Justification For Raiding Reported Clinton Foundation Whistleblower Secret
Today at 6:28 pm by PurpleSkyz

» NASA’s Voyager 2 Probe Enters Interstellar Space
Today at 6:27 pm by PurpleSkyz

» CBG Treats Inflammation and Oxidative Stress Says New Study
Today at 6:27 pm by PurpleSkyz

» #LIVE - #STRASBOURG #SHOOTING
Today at 6:00 pm by LadyDragon

» The Office of POOFness - 12.10.18 - "Ring the Bells" & BUY MY LAPIS SO WE CAN KEEP ON SCAMMING YOU!
Today at 5:38 pm by 4-truth

» #LIVE #QANON #LadyDragon + New Q @potus
Today at 4:57 pm by LadyDragon

» #LIVE - Trump pre-meeting with #Pelosi and #Schumer got spicy
Today at 3:26 pm by LadyDragon

» #LIVE - HOW #GOOGLE TRACKS YOUR EVERY MOVES WHEN YOUR #CELLPHONE IS OFF
Today at 3:05 pm by LadyDragon

» #Q Anon Drama Theater: The World is Watching plus more
Today at 8:45 am by PurpleSkyz

» New Evidence To Throw Hillary In Jail Could Set Her On The Run
Today at 8:41 am by PurpleSkyz

» Crazy sounds in the sky in Pennsylvania 12.02.2018
Today at 8:38 am by PurpleSkyz

» Huge Meteor Fireball Disintegrates Over Mexico
Today at 8:25 am by PurpleSkyz

» UFO News ~ Long Island UFO crosses the ocean and appears again over Lautoka, Fiji plus MORE
Today at 8:23 am by PurpleSkyz

» What science is confirming about the benefits of CBD oil
Today at 8:21 am by PurpleSkyz

» Towers of an ancient castle discovered in Antarctica
Today at 8:18 am by PurpleSkyz

» The Pagan Roots of Christmas
Today at 7:55 am by PurpleSkyz

» Violet (Viola ordorata)
Today at 1:41 am by Herb Lady

» Laws of Maybotics collapse in PM's theatre of the absurd
Yesterday at 8:34 pm by bs4ever

» JETS SCRAMBLED To Intercept "Unknown Craft" Over UK
Yesterday at 8:31 pm by bs4ever

» Blue Chicken Cult - BEHIND MAJESTIC INTERVIEW SERIES WITH DAVID WILCOCK Part 1,2,3,4 of 6
Yesterday at 7:15 pm by PurpleSkyz


CLICK THE SUBSCRIBE BUTTON BELOW TO RECEIVE OUR DAILY NEWSLETTER

A 2ND EMAIL COMPLETES THE ACTIVATION PROCESS




CLICK THE PURPLE BUTTON TO VIEW OUR LATEST POSTS




You are not connected. Please login or register

Out Of Mind » THE INSANITY OF REALITY » GOVERNMENT & THE NEW WORLD ORDER » British Govt Spends Millions on Forced Sterilizations in India

British Govt Spends Millions on Forced Sterilizations in India

Go down  Message [Page 1 of 1]

godsfool713

avatar
British Govt Spends Millions on Forced Sterilizations in India

http://www.lifenews.com/2012/05/10/british-govt-spends-millions-on-forced-sterilizations-in-india/

London, England (CFAM/LifeNews) — The British government gave $268 million to the government of India for a program that forcibly sterilizes poor women and men, according to the Guardian newspaper. This news comes as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation prepares to co-host a family planning summit with the British government in London this July.

Melinda Gates recently dismissed the link between contraception programs and population control in a speech launching her new initiative. Titled “No Controversy,” her campaign intends to “change the global conversation around family planning” by discounting its association with abortion, coercion and immorality, and focusing on universal access.

Around the same time, India’s supreme court heard evidence of coercive mass sterilizations in filthy conditions.

Men and women are rounded up into makeshift rural camps to be sterilized, many left in pain with little or no care. Some women, sterilized while pregnant, suffered miscarriages. Some were bribed with less than $8 and a sari, others threatened with losing their ration cards. Some died from botched operations.

Uneducated men and women did not discover the true purpose of the operations until too late. In a region targeted by the UK government, a 35-year old wife of a poor laborer, pregnant with twins, bled to death.

Clinics received bonuses for doing more than 30 operations a day. Non-governmental workers were paid for each person they convinced to be operated on. One surgeon working in a school building committed 53 operations in 2 hours with unqualified staff, no running water or means to clean the equipment.

“Obsession” with reaching the United Nations Millennium Development Goals pushed India to institute coercive sterilizations, reported the Global Post in 2010.

“There’s a great hurry to again set targets from above to be followed by everyone. And that’s again creating problems,” said A.R. Nanda, India’s former health secretary.

“When you create an incentive system, it privileges one solution over the other and encourages them to cut corners,” said Abhijit Das, the head of Healthwatch Forum.

“And we’ve had very bad experiences with that in the past.”

Sterilization is the most common method of family planning used by India’s Reproductive and Child Health Program Phase II, begun in 2005 with UK funding.

Reports in 2006, 2007 and 2009 by the Indian government warned of problems with the program, noted The Guardian. Yet in 2010 the UK’s Department for International Development recommended continued support. One key reason was to address climate change. Reducing the number of humans would lower greenhouse gases. It conceded there are “complex human rights and ethical issues” involved in population control programs.

Despite the warnings, the UK placed no conditions on its funding.

CLICK LIKE IF YOU’RE PRO-LIFE!

The UK and Gates Foundation summit aims to collect “unprecedented political commitment and resources . . . to meet the family planning needs of women in the world’s poorest countries by 2020,” stated the Department for International Development, the agency that funded India’s sterilization program.

India’s fertility rate is 2.62. Pressures to lower fertility and reduce the size of families coincide with a worsening gender imbalance of more boys than girls in the country.

LifeNews Note: Wendy Wright writes for the Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute. This article originally appeared in the pro-life group’s Friday Fax and is used with permission.

Back to top  Message [Page 1 of 1]

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum