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Child marriage was stopped in Rajasthan


Date : 13/12/2018 A team from department of woman and child development on December 13 (Thursday night) intervened and stopped a child marriage in Upli village in Rajasthan. Officials said that the department was given a tip about a minor girl, who was getting married in the village. The officials ..... Read More

Gauhati High Court: Kohima Bench gives positive order on the PIL filed by HRLN on stockout of anti-retroviral drugs.


A Public Interest Litigation petition was filed in the Gauhati High Court, Kohima Bench, after the anti-retroviral drug (ARV), Nevirapine, was completely stocked out in all healthcare units in Nagaland at the end of August. In syrup form, the drug is administered to newborn infants to dramatically decrease the ..... Read More

The Ministry of Health has announced the implementation of HIV and AIDS Act


A crucial legislation for ensuring equal rights to persons affected by HIV and AIDS in getting treatment, admission in educational institutions and jobs has come into force. The Ministry of Health has announced the implementation of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Act through ..... Read More

Transgenders can file returns online, for now : Supreme Court of India


A Special Leave petition filed on March 7th, 2018 by HRLN had asked the Supreme Court to direct the Government to add a transgender column in PAN card applications. The Government counsel has assured the bench that the centre will rectify problems faced by Transgender people in linking Aadhar Card ..... Read More

Section 377 partially struck down: Supreme Court decriminalises consensual sex between same sex adults


A five-judge bench of the Supreme Court, on 6 September, unanimously read down the British-era law which criminalised consensual homosexual sex in India. The Supreme Court overruled the Suresh Kaushik verdict of 2016, which had reversed the Delhi High Court ruling decriminalising sex between consenting adults in same sex ..... Read More
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