States

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

HRLN receives positive order in UP Salenta Case


Read the press release summary and full Allahabad High Court judgment below, which provides a damning statement on the state of public healthcare services in Uttar Pradesh.       ..... Read More

Positive Order Received in UP Fistula Case


Read the positive order received in a UP Fistula Case below.  ..... Read More

Efficacy, safety, cost: India’s decade-old debate on the cervical cancer vaccine erupts again


The debate over the use of vaccines to prevent cervical cancer in India came to the fore again last week when the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare indicated that it was unlikely to include Human Papilloma Virus or HPV vaccines in the national immunisation programme. The health ministry’s decision ..... Read More

Sex ratio at birth dips in 17 large states, Gujarat tops list


The western State records an alarming dip of 53 points; Haryana follows closely The sex ratio at birth (SRB) saw a decline in 17 out of 21 large states of the country, with Gujarat recording an alarming dip of 53 points, a report released by the Niti Aayog stated and stressed ..... Read More
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