Series Number: 87
Editors’ note: The tragic deaths of women in sterilization camps in Chhattisgarh, India in November 2014 are an unacceptable consequence of population control. They are not an isolated occurrence, but part
of a systemic pattern of abuse in which certain international development agencies and local, state and national governments are complicit. In this DifferenTakes, author and scholar Kalpana Wilson reveals the interconnected politics and policies that create a climate in which poor women’s health, rights, and lives are sacrificed to the goal of population control.
— Anne Hendrixson and Betsy Hartmann