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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

The law’s blindness to teenage sexual consent is criminalising young boys


The society and the law are blind to teenage consent; leaving the couple traumatised and boys behind the bars. http://scroll.in/article/812464/the-laws-blindness-to-teenage-consent-is-criminalising-traumatising-young-boys ..... Read More

India gets the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016


India gets the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016 This Union Cabinet this week passed the Surrogacy Regulation Bill (2016). Surrogacy is one of the techniques under the umbrella of Assisted Reproductive Technologies which are designed to increase the fertility and chances of conceiving. It has grown over the last two decades ..... Read More
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