Litigation

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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.

 

Litigation

Interim Order given on the Right to Quality of Care in Uttar Pradesh

Case, 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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HRLN file petition regarding non-availability of alcohol to detect TB

Issues, Litigation, Media Report, News, Quality of Care, Update, WORK

HRLN recently filed a petition on the non-availability of alcohol, which had nearly stopped the early detection of Tuberculosis through Sputum Smear Microscopy, which required alcohol to facilitate the testing.  The case was widely reported in the newspaper. Although the case is ongoing, the centre has directed the state to make ....
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Delhi High Court probe ‘disturbing’ negligence linked to infant death at Safdarjung Hospital

Articles, Delhi, Issues, Litigation, Media Report, News, Quality of Care, States, WORK

The alleged medical negligence by Safdarjung Hospital in wrongly declaring a newborn as dead in June this year has led the Delhi High Court to direct the Centre to order a probe into the incident. The infant was brought back to the hospital and put on a ventilator, but ....
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HRLN receives a positive order in Mumbai regarding termination of pregnancy past the 20-week period

Case, Impact, Issues, Litigation, Maharashtra, Safe Abortion, States, WORK

HRLN received a positive order from the High Court in Mumbai on the 6th November 2017 regarding a petitioner's need to terminate her pregnancy past the 20-week period mandated by the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971. In this case, severe fetal abnormalities had been detected, but the petitioner ....
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Presentation: An Overview of HRLN’s Work on Reproductive Rights (2017)

Access to Contraceptives, Adolescents' Sexual Health and Rights, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Consultations, Delhi, Education, HIV & AIDS, Impact, Issues, Litigation, Madhya Pradesh, Maternal Health, New Delhi, Presentations, Quality of Care, Report, Safe Abortion, Sikkim, States, Sterilisation, WORK

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 ....
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