HIV & AIDS

Report on ‘Five-Day National Level Workshop on Contemporary Developments in the law relating to Violence and Discrimination against Women’ held from 19th to 23rd June 2018 in Goa


Five-day National level Workshop on contemporary developments in the law relating to violence and discrimination against women was organized by Human Rights Law Network and the Centre for Constitutional Rights in collaboration with various other organizations from across the country. It was held at St. Joseph Vaz ..... Read More

HRLN publishes new book called ‘Fact Finding Mission Reports’


This book is a compilation of the 10 best Fact Finding Mission reports of 2017. It contains reports of states like New Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Odisha, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Bihar on Reproductive Rights. It includes issues like maternal mortality, infant mortality, implementation of Indian Public Health Standards etc.      ..... 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

HIV-positive man says denied treatment, Delhi High Court orders enquiry


The Delhi High Court Wednesday pulled up two government hospitals and their doctors for allegedly denying treatment to an HIV-positive man, who had visited the facilities after sustaining injuries on his left leg and shoulder in an accident. In the plea, the man claimed discrimination by Lok Nayak Jai Prakash ..... 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
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