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

10-year-old Indian rape victim gives birth after a court denies her request for an abortion

A 10-year-old Indian girl whose parents say she was raped and impregnated by her uncle has reportedly given birth after a court rejected her request for an abortion last month. Doctors at the Government Medical College and Hospital in the northern city of Chandigarh delivered a baby girl through a ..... Read More

Jaffar Ullah and Anr. v. Union of India and Ors; The Rights of Rohingaya Refugees

Jaffar Ullah and Anr. v. Union of India and Ors. demands that Rohingya refugees from Myanmar living in slovenly camps in Delhi and Mewat district, Haryana have access to regular employment opportunities, adequate shelter, proper nutrition, clean water, toilet facilities, education, maternal, paediatric and other health care and that ..... Read More

The lack of “Access to Contraceptives and Information Services” : A case from Haryana

Himmat Mahila Samooh vs. Union of Inida & Ors., demands access to contraceptive information and services for women in Haryana. According to the 2014 District Level Household Survey (DLHS) for Haryana, the State has a 30% unmet need for contraceptives, meaning that 30% of married women in the state ..... Read More

Report: Access to Contraception and Women’s Experiences with the Public Health System

In February 2014 a health rights activist and two advocates from the Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) traveled to three villages in Mewat District, Haryana to investigate women’s access to contraceptive information and services and state implementation of reproductive health schemes. The current unmet need or the percentage of ..... Read More
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