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The Ministry of Health has announced the implementation of HIV and AIDS Act

Articles, HIV & AIDS, Impact, Litigation, Media Report, News, Report, States, WORK

A crucial legislation for ensuring equal rights to persons affected by HIV and AIDS in getting treatment, admission in educational institutions and jobs has come into force. The Ministry of Health has announced the implementation of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Act through ....
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Transgenders can file returns online, for now : Supreme Court of India

Articles, Case, Impact, Media Report, News, States, Transgender Rights

A Special Leave petition filed on March 7th by HRLN had asked the Supreme Court to direct the Government to add a transgender column in PAN card applications. The Government counsel had assured the bench that the centre will rectify problems faced by Transgender people in linking Aadhar Card ....
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Don’t insist on documents like Aadhaar to give benefits of maternity schemes: Delhi High Court

Articles, Delhi, Impact, Litigation, Maternal Health, Media Report, News

The Delhi High Court today said there was no legal basis for the AAP government to insist on documents like Aadhaar and bank passbooks, to provide maternity scheme benefits to pregnant and lactating women in the city. A bench of Acting Chief ....
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HIV-positive man says denied treatment, Delhi High Court orders enquiry

Delhi, HIV & AIDS, Impact, Issues, Litigation, Media Report, News, States, WORK

The Delhi High Court Wednesday pulled up two government hospitals and their doctors for allegedly denying treatment to an HIV-positive man, who had visited the facilities after sustaining injuries on his left leg and shoulder in an accident. In the plea, the man claimed discrimination by Lok Nayak Jai Prakash ....
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Times of India Interview with HRLN Bihar State Coordinator on Child Marriage

Adolescents' Sexual Health and Rights, Articles, Bihar, Child Marriage, Issues, Media Report, News, States, Update

Times of India, in their special edition New Hope magazine, recently interviewed Advocate and HRLN Bihar State Coordinator Vikash Kumar Pankaj on the issue of child marriage in the state. You can read the full article below.   'Vikash Kumar Pankaj is the state co-ordinator for Human Rights Law Network and president ....
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