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.
HRLN receives positive order regarding shocking Safdarjung Hospital case where supposedly dead infant was handed over to family in an envelopeCase, Delhi, Impact, Issues, Litigation, Quality of Care, WORK
The case of Shanti Devi v Safdarjung Hospital, which has been ongoing since late October 2017, continued in the High Court of Delhi with this positive order that HRLN recently received, where Justice Vibhu Bakhru reprimanded the respondents for their appalling healthcare standards which ultimately led to the death
Despite Sterilization At Delhi Govt Clinic, Woman Gets Pregnant, Asks For CompensationDelhi, Issues, Litigation, Media Report, News, Quality of Care, Safe Abortion, States, Sterilisation, WORK
A 28-year-old mother of four has moved the Delhi High Court seeking compensation from the Delhi government for the failure of a parivar seva clinic run by it to sterilise her, leading to her fourth pregnancy.
The petition, which seeks implementation of the Centres Family Planning Indemnity Scheme, was listed for
HRLN receives positive order in Uttar Pradesh regarding hospital conditionsCase, Impact, Issues, Litigation, Maternal Health, Quality of Care, States, Uttar Pradesh, WORK
In December 2017, HRLN received a positive order from the High Court in Allahabad ordering a Commission comprising of advocates to visit District Hospitals in Allahabad and compile a report on the working conditions. This order followed a petition filed regarding the woefully inadequate healthcare services in several District
HRLN receives positive order in Safdarjung Hospital Medical Negligence CaseDelhi, Impact, Litigation, Maternal Health, New Delhi, Quality of Care, States, WORK
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.
Interim Order given on the Right to Quality of Care in Uttar PradeshCase, Issues, Litigation, Quality of Care, States, Uttar Pradesh, WORK
Read the interm order on quality of care in Uttar Pradesh below. The matter will be listed on the 27th November 2017.
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