Category: Eugenics

Disability Eugenics Forced Sterilization Japan

‘Return my body that can bear children’: Testimony begins in Osaka eugenics case

“The central government has taken the stance that it will fight the suit demanding 33 million yen in compensation, but did not make any mention of its position on the constitutionality of the now-defunct law. Facing the courtroom to give her testimony, the woman lamented, “Give me back a body that can bear children.” “

Disability Eugenics Forced Sterilization Japan

NHK Reports on Forced Sterilized and the Japanese Government’s ‘non-disclosure policy’

“The nondisclosure policy, which would even be applied to victims with surgery records, is designed to protect the victims’ privacy, say its drafters. But caregivers of victims with intellectual disabilities and experts suspect that its hidden goal is to limit the number of people who come forward to receive the compensation.”

Disability Eugenics Forced Sterilization Japan

Gov’t silence on sterilization damage to victims faces criticism from experts

“The nondisclosure policy, which would even be applied to victims with surgery records, is designed to protect the victims’ privacy, say its drafters. But caregivers of victims with intellectual disabilities and experts suspect that its hidden goal is to limit the number of people who come forward to receive the compensation.”