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HRLN represents 13-year old rape victim who is granted an abortion at 31 weeks by the Supreme Court

Impact, Landmark, Litigation, Maharashtra, Media Report, News, Safe Abortion

The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed a 13-year-old girl from Mumbai to abort her 31-week-old foetus, even though it was healthy and did not have any abnormalities. The minor got pregnant as a result of rape. Indian law allows abortion of foetuses up to 20 weeks old, but courts can ....
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The Gorakhpur Tragedy: A Media Compilation

Media Report, Publication, Quality of Care, Report, Uttar Pradesh

In August 2017, scores of children, many suffering from Japanese Encephalitis, died in a Gorakhpur Hospital as a result of severe negligence on the part of hospital authorities at Baba Ragav Das Medical College Hospital. Shaoni Mukherjee, a researcher at HRLN, has compiled a breadth of media reports to ....
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HRLN receives positive order from the Patna High Court regarding quality of healthcare in Bihar prisons

Articles, Bihar, Case, Litigation, Media Report, News, Quality of Care, Update

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 ....
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Family planning deaths must not go unpunished

Media Report, News

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 ....
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People’s Inquiry into the Status of the Implementation of the NALSA Judgment

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Human Rights Law Network in partenrship with civil society organisatios and activists conducted public hearing inquiring into the implementation of NALSA judgment. Here are the news coverage for the same. http://www.ptinews.com/news/8042947_Redraft-Bill-for-transgenders-rights-protection–demands.html http://thewire.in/79011/gender-beat-activists-demand-redraft-transgender-bill-french-women-protest-gender-pay-gap/ ....
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