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March 11, 2015 11:13 am

Human Rights Group Blasts Iran for Drafting Laws That ‘Reduce Women to Baby-Making Machines’

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Laws drafted in Iran reduce women to "baby-making machines", according to Amnesty International. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

TIME – Amnesty International has slammed Iran for proposing two draft laws aimed at boosting the country’s population, saying the legislating would “reduce Iranian women to ‘baby-making’ machines.”

One proposal would ban voluntary sterilization and restrict access to contraceptives, while the other would make it harder for women without children to get jobs.

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