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Priti Patel
Priti Patel is a lawyer with the Southern Africa Litigation Centre where she focuses on HIV/AIDS litigation in southern Africa. Previously, Patel was an attorney at Human Rights First, where she led field missions to Afghanistan, monitored military commission trials at Guantanamo Bay, and worked on amicus briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Namibia Women Face Forced Sterilization

Posted November 12, 2009 | 20:36:56 (EST)

Ten years ago, Susan* was admitted to a public hospital in Namibia for an emergency surgery. She was 20 years old and was unaware that she was pregnant. When she woke up from surgery, she was told by a nurse that they had "taken her womb because [she] had HIV."...

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