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Caixin

Chinese women with mandatory birth control coils find little recourse

After decades of pain, those who take legal action receive paltry compensation

An IUD, a widely used contraceptive device in China, that has just been removed from the body. (Photo by Cai Yingli/Caixin)

When the two coils that had spent close to two decades in her body were removed, Lu Ying (a pseudonym) said she felt reborn.

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