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Peruvian women alleging forced sterilization seek justice

Clip: 04/28/2019 | 11m 9s Video has closed captioning.

For more than 20 years, thousands of Peruvian women have been seeking justice, alleging they were sterilized without consent in the 1990s under an aggressive population control campaign carried out by the government of former President Alberto Fujimori. But in October, criminal charges were filed against Fujimori and several of his former health ministers. Special correspondent Kira Kay reports.

Aired: 04/28/19

Rating: NR

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