Our Activities in Assam

Modi’s cash transfer scheme for pregnant women shortsighted, healthcare quality needs attention first

Access to Contraceptives, Adolescents' Sexual Health and Rights, Articles, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Child Marriage, Delhi, Issues, Maternal Health, Media Report, New Delhi, News, Odisha, Quality of Care, Report

By Maya Palit On social media on 1 January, I came across many quips about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s New Year’s Eve speech. “Judging from the speech, the happiest person in the country should be a 65-year-old pregnant farmer,” went one. These were, of course, prompted by Modi’s promise to introduce a ....
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Presentation: An Overview of HRLN’s Work on Reproductive Rights (2017)

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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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Minuara Begum case

Assam, Report

The case of Minuara Begum comes to show the fatal consequences of not providing adequate health facilities for pregnant women. Her right to health was grossly violated leading to her death. Minuwara’s twin babies died after three days of her death. She lost her life to Post-Partum ....
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Situational Analysis of Child Marriages in Assam

Assam, Child Marriage, Research and Fact Finding

The issue of child marriage is one of the emerging concerns among the developing countries. According to the 2001 census there are 1.5 million girls, in India, under the age of 15 already married. Ignorance, illiteracy, poor health, economic and social backwardness, social practices and ....
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Assessment of Implementation of Janani Suraksha Yojna

Assam, Maternal Health, Research and Fact Finding

Maternal death is one of the biggest issues of concern in India. To combat the increasing maternal mortality rate (MMR), and to provide basic primary health care delivery system in rural areas, Government of India (GOI) introduced National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) in 2005 which is now ....
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