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Recently came across this term- which might be well known for Americans- when I was reading about birth control methods adopted by different countries. To keep it short, thirty states in US had eugenics-based compulsory sterilization starting with Indiana. India too adopted a forced sterilization during emergency and an incentive method in the 60's where women were paid to adopt the birth control method. China, though not forced sterilization, enforces one-child policy.

Its astonishing to see how the state have interfered in such a personal matter of an individual. Though such things are not visible, but the state's interference in an individual's life and liberty today takes another form. And in many cases goes without any protest!

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