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Japanese Government to Investigate Forced Sterilization of Intellectually Disabled People

JaaoKunLocal authorities uncovered this week that the social welfare corporation had been recommending that couples living on its premises who hoped to live together or marry get sterilized by way of therapies such as vasectomies for men and birth control rings for women.

‘It is extremely important to implement appropriate support based on the wishes of persons with disabilities, including marriage, childbirth, and child-rearing,’ Kato said.