Bihar

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

HRLN receives positive order from the Patna High Court regarding quality of healthcare in Bihar prisons


HRLN filed a successful public interest litigation petiiton regarding the appalling lack of healthcare provided to prisoners across Bihar. The lack of healthcare services was noted by the High Court, who took a strong view of the situation and ..... Read More

Fact-Finding Mission to Examine and Evaluate Compliance to National Rural Health Mission Guidelines


In June 2012 Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) conducted a fact-finding mission in Bihar, India to seek first-hand knowledge concerning the implementation of National Rural Health Mission’s (NRHM) guidelines for standards in public health care facilities. The fact-finding team consisted of two representatives from HRLN and was accompanied by ..... Read More

Field Visit to Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital, Bihar


Healthcare has emerged as one of the largest service sectors in India. However India’s dysfunctional public health system continues to pose a grave threat to the health of Indian patients. Lack of adequate basic facilities at hospital seems like lesser addressed issue. The a fact finding team from HRLN accompanied ..... Read More

The insensitive practice of Sterilisation ‘Drives’: A case from Bihar


The irresponsible and target driven practice of ‘sterilization camps’ in India have resulted into an incident which completely violated the women’s right to life as we witness in the case, Devika Biswas v. Union of India & Ors. . In January, 2012, a sterilization camp was conducted in the ..... Read More

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