The publications produced by the initiative, aim to bring the various aspects of the law affecting the rights and guarantees to women in the Indian legal system. It also aims to make accessible important developments in human rights and law in India. It also produces “know-your-rights” materials to increase awareness among Indian women and their partners about contraception, family planning and other reproductive health issues.
#KnowYourRights Medical Termination of Pregnancy BrochureEducation, Issues, Posters, Publication, Publication, Safe Abortion, WORK
HRLN recently released a brochure on abortion rights, more formally known as 'medical termination of pregnancy'. The brochure details the legality of abortion, what to do if refused, the dangers of unsafe abortions, and what to do if past the legally mandated gestation period. The right to a safe
#KnowYourRights Public Interest Litigation BrochureEducation, Posters, Publication, Publication, WORK
HRLN recently released a brochure detailing how citizens can get involved in public interest litigation. HRLN relies on members of the public acting as petitioners to ensure progressive and groundbreaking petitions are constantly being filed when reproductive rights violations occur.
#KnowYourRights Child Marriage BrochureAdolescents' Sexual Health and Rights, Child Marriage, Issues, Posters, Publication, Publication, WORK
HRLN recently released a brochure detailing the laws surrounding child marriage, it's illegality, ill effects, and how to counter the practice. Child marriage is a gross violation of human rights and reproductive rights which disproportionately affects girls. Child marriage is a violation of reproductive rights because it inevitably leads
#KnowYourRights Contraception BrochureAccess to Contraceptives, Adolescents' Sexual Health and Rights, Education, HIV & AIDS, Issues, Posters, Publication, Publication, WORK
HRLN recently released a guide to contraception brochure, detailing the different types of contraception, the pros and cons, and steps to take upon non-avaliability of contraception. Access to contraception is a fundamental reproductive right, and is directly linked to a decrease in adolescent pregnancy, maternal death, infant death, and
#KnowYourRights HIV/AIDS PosterEducation, HIV & AIDS, Issues, Posters, Publication, Publication, WORK
HRLN recently developed a poster regarding the rights of people living with HIV/AIDS as per the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Deficiency Syndrome – AIDS (Prevention and Control) Act, 2017
- The Lancet release latest study on abortion and unintended pregnancy in India
- 56% Abortions Unsafe Despite Being Legal; Proposed Amendments On Hold
- HRLN file petition regarding non-availability of alcohol to detect TB
- Modi’s cash transfer scheme for pregnant women shortsighted, healthcare quality needs attention first
- Delhi High Court probe ‘disturbing’ negligence linked to infant death at Safdarjung Hospital