Through the process of litigation, both individual and PILs, the initiative creates an alternative method to hold government accountable of their legal duties. It has moved the courts to set both a national and international legal precedent by ensuring accountability for maternal death. The initiative actively provides pro bono legal aid for the poor, marginalised and vulnerable whose reproductive health rights have been violated.



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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Oxytocin sale, production ban suspended by Delhi High Court till October, 2018

Delhi, Landmark, Litigation, Maternal Health, Uncategorized, Update

Delhi High Court lifts the ban or the complete prohibition of domestic sales of Oxytocin till October,2018. According to a notification issued by the Central Government, KAPL was liscensed to produce Oxytocin. however, they were unable to cater adequately to the demands. The High Court order suspended the ban ....
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Orders District authorities to be more vigilant, officials should be more sensitized: High Court of Patna on the PIL filed on Child marriage

Bihar, Case, Child Marriage, Impact, Litigation

The writ petition on the rising number of child marriages was filed in the year 2015.From time to time orders have been passed and, finally the counter affidavit filed by the respondents on 4th of July, 2018. The final order on the case is attached below.   ....
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HRLN receives positive order regarding implementation of ICDS in Hajipur, Bihar

Bihar, Case, Litigation, Maternal Health, Quality of Care, Update

Attached below is the order received by HRLN regarding implementation of Integrated Child Develpment Scheme in the Anganwadi Centre in Hajipur, Bihar.   ....
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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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