Access to Contraceptives

The Two-Child Norm: More Anti-Autonomy than Antidote


A 1980s Indian Stamp stating 'a small family is a happy family'   Zahra Andalucia Wynne – Since 1951, India has seen its population almost quadruple from 360 million to 1.2 billion people, making it the ..... Read More

Bihar Orders 2017


Available below are all of HRLN's Reproductive Rights Initative's 2017 Orders in the High Court of Patna, State of Bihar. [gview file=”http://reproductiverights.hrln.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Sanjeet-Singh-v-State-of-Bihar-070717.pdf” height=”700px” ..... Read More

#KnowYourRights Contraception Brochure


HRLN recently released a guide to contraception brochure, detailing the different types of contraception, the pros and cons, and steps to take upon non-avaliability of contraception. Access to contraception is a fundamental reproductive right, and is directly linked to a decrease in adolescent pregnancy, maternal death, infant death, and ..... Read More

Modi’s cash transfer scheme for pregnant women shortsighted, healthcare quality needs attention first


By Maya Palit On social media on 1 January, I came across many quips about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s New Year’s Eve speech. “Judging from the speech, the happiest person in the country should be a 65-year-old pregnant farmer,” went one. These were, of course, prompted by Modi’s promise to introduce a ..... Read More

Presentation: An Overview of HRLN’s Work on Reproductive Rights (2017)


HRLN Advocate and Social Activist Deepak Kumar Singh compiled this presentation and delivered it at a state consultation in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, in conjunction with NGO Prayas. The presentation, which can be viewed below, details HRLN's work throughout the 4-year EU-RRI project on reproductive and sexual health rights across ..... Read More
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