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Quebec judge gives go-ahead for lawsuit over sterilisation of Indigenous women

Three doctors accused of performing or coercing women into sterilisation procedures

A judge in Quebec has given the go-ahead for a class action lawsuit over the forced sterilisation of Indigenous women in the Canadian province.

Two Atikamekw women known publicly by only their initials, UT and MX, brought the lawsuit against three doctors they accuse of performing or coercing women into sterilisation procedures in a small, remote town in northern Quebec.

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