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Tribals want government to scrap 1979 order denying sterilisation access


An order passed by the Madhya Pradesh government on December 13, 1979, issued by the Public Health and Family Welfare Department, placed restrictions on the availability of sterilisation services to certain tribes called Primitive Tribal Groups at the time. A PIL has been filed by HRLN on behalf of ..... Read More

State Level Consultation on Reproductive Rights in Nagaland


HRLN organized a two-day State-level Consultation on, ‘Using the Law to ensure Sexual Reproductive Health Rights’ on 30thand 31st of May 2017 at the Jubilee Memorial Centre, Kohima. Here is the news coverage for the same. https://www.nagalandpost.com/ChannelNews/State/StateNews.aspx?news=TkVXUzEwMDExNTQ4NQ%3D%3D http://morungexpress.com/consultation-reproductive-rights-held/ http://www.easternmirrornagaland.com/hrln-conducts-program-on-benefit-and-rights/   ..... Read More

In A Broken Health Care System, This Initiative Is Working Hard To Prevent Maternal Deaths


The article highlights theefforts of the Reproductive Rights Initiative, HRLN. https://www.youthkiawaaz.com/2017/03/reproductive-rights-colin-gonsalves/   ..... Read More

Family planning deaths must not go unpunished


Colin Gonsalves Last week, the criminal trial of the surgeon who conducted laparoscopic tubectomies which resulted in the deaths of 13 women in Chhattisgarh was quashed by the Chhattisgarh High Court. After telling the Supreme Court in Devika Biswas’ case — a PIL filed by a ..... Read More

Newborn babies are being fed formula for their first meals, often without their mothers knowing


A new mother digs into the health risks of not breastfeeding infants. http://scroll.in/pulse/812116/newborn-babies-are-being-fed-formula-for-their-first-meals-often-without-their-mothers-knowing ..... Read More
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