La Fiscalía dispuso archivamiento de la denuncia penal contra Alberto Fujimori y sus ministros de Salud, Merino Costa Bauer, Alejandro. esterilizaciones forzadas perú. In the 90s, thousands of Peruvian women were sterilized without their consent under the implementation of the National. Sorry, this document isn’t available for viewing at this time. In the meantime, you can download the document by clicking the ‘Download’ button above.

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This week, two events returned to center stage the forced sterilization of largely poor women of disenfranchised ethnic minorities. In Peru, former President Alberto Fujimori and three of his Ministers of Health — Marino Costa Bauer, Esterilizacilnes Yong, and Alejandro Aguinaga — were told they are being investigated and will face charges for the forced sterilization of five women during his time in office.

Alberto Fujimori was President of Peru from to From tooverwomen were sterilized.

The overwhelming majority were poor and indigenous. The overwhelming majority never consented to the procedure.

Over cases have been lodged against the sterilizations.

The specter of forced sterilization haunts California, Peru and beyond

As many as 18 women died because of the sterilization procedures. InFujimori was cleared of any wrongdoing concerning forced sterilizations. InFujimori was convicted to 25 years in prison for human rights abuses. Late last year, at the age of 79, Fujimori was released from prison, because of ill health. This week, he was informed that he would be facing charges concerning forced sterilization.


For fifteen years, Peruvian women have struggled and pushed for this moment.

Exigimos justicia en el caso de esterilizaciones forzadas en Perú – Alianza por la Solidaridad

With their courage and persistence, the women who, 15 years ago, filed a complaint, today, with this case going into judicial investigation, finally take a step forward towards their right to justice. In California, the state legislature is considering a step forward as well.

In California passed laws allowing for forced sterilization. InCalifornia officially banned forced sterilization, but in its prisons, forced esteriluzaciones, especially of women, continued until InCalifornia formally banned forced and coerced sterilization of women prisoners … again.

ByEsterilizacioned forcibly sterilized over 20, people. The Latinx population was targeted.

Prior toLatinos were targeted. From toLatinas bore the brunt of the eugenics sterilization program.

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Needless ep necessary to say, the Latina woman and girls were also overwhelmingly poor. It is estimated that the Compensation Program would involve around survivors, many of whom to this day do not know that they were sterilized.

In establishing a compensation program, California would join Virginia and North Carolina. The bill would also require the board, in consultation with stakeholders, to develop a traveling historical exhibit and other educational opportunities about eugenics laws that existed in the State of California between and and the far-reaching impact they had on California residents.

In both Peru and Esferilizacionesreports of judicial investigation esterilizadiones one and legislative action in the other are woven through mountains of haunting esterilizaaciones, heartrending accounts of survivors, family members, friends. For decades, these stories have been shrouded and buried in layers of State and public silence. Thanks to women who refused to be stopped, who struggled with courage and persistence, the days of enforced silence about forced sterilization are nearing an end.


The time for acknowledgement, reparationsand education is now. Dan Moshenberg is an organizer educator who has worked with various social movements in the United States and South Africa.

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