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HRLN receives positive order in Safdarjung Hospital Medical Negligence Case


In the shocking case that involved a baby, pronounced dead, handed over to the family in an envelope, and then turning out to be alive, HRLN has received a positive order from the Delhi High Court, in which Safdarjung Hospital's negligence was described as 'disturbing'. Read the full order below. [gview ..... Read More

Modi’s cash transfer scheme for pregnant women shortsighted, healthcare quality needs attention first


By Maya Palit On social media on 1 January, I came across many quips about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s New Year’s Eve speech. “Judging from the speech, the happiest person in the country should be a 65-year-old pregnant farmer,” went one. These were, of course, prompted by Modi’s promise to introduce a ..... Read More

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

New HRLN Fact-Finding Report: The Role of ASHAs in the Delivery of Contraceptive Information and Services


In July 2017, HRLN researchers visited several districts in Delhi to uncover more about ASHA workers and their delivery of contraceptive information and services, particularly the doorstep delivery scheme that was rolled out by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare as part of the National Health Mission in ..... Read More

The condition of Rohingya Refugees Camp, Kalindi Kunj, and their Fundamental Rights


According to the United Nations, the Rohingya comprise one of the world’s most persecuted minority groups. The Rohingya people are a Muslim minority from the Rakhine state of Myanmar. Since 1982, the Government of Myanmar has officially classified the Rohingya as stateless Bengali Muslims. The Myanmar Government failed to ..... Read More
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