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Esperanza Huayama, 59, a victim of forced sterilization procedures, at a press conference in 2015 (Cris Bouroncle/AFP/Getty Images)

Why Don’t We Talk About Peru’s Forced Sterilizations?

Under former President Fujimori, over 200,000 women were violated—one of the largest such projects since Nazi Germany. His party is still in power.