Despite Sterilization At Delhi Govt Clinic, Woman Gets Pregnant, Asks For Compensation

A 28-year-old mother of four has moved the Delhi High Court seeking compensation from the Delhi government for the failure of a parivar seva clinic run by it to sterilise her, leading to her fourth pregnancy. The petition, which seeks implementation of the Centres Family Planning Indemnity Scheme, was listed for ..... 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

Victim of a failed sterilisation procedure finally receives a measly Rs 30,000, 11 years later

Gyanibai Meena still remembers how scared she was when her stomach kept swelling seven years ago. The doctors at a primary health centre near her house in Parnala village in Rajasthan’s Pratapgarh district told her that she could have a gaanth or tumour in her stomach. But when she ..... Read More

Delhi fact finding Report on Conditions of Female Sterilization in Delhi

In response to the submission of the counter affidavit by the Government of the National Capital Territory (N.C.T.) of Delhi (Respondent No. 10) in the case of Devika Biswas v. Union of India and Ors. (W.P Civil 95/2012) regarding unsafe and unlawful sterilizations, the Human Rights Law Network conducted ..... Read More

Fact-Finding Report on Compliance with National Sterilization Guidelines – Sterilization Camp in Kawi Village

In March 2008, the government of India’s Family Planning Division of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare issued guidelines for sterilization services in camps.  All sterilization camps in the country must abide by these guidelines.  A team of health rights activists visited the Primary Health Centre (PHC) in ..... Read More
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