Mistreatment and Coercion: Unethical Sterilization in India

Access to Contraceptives, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Images, Impact, Issues, Landmark, Litigation, Madhya Pradesh, Maternal Health, News, Publication, Publication, Quality of Care, Rajasthan, Report, Research and Fact Finding, Sterilisation, WORK

  07.08.2019 – In September 2016, the Supreme Court of India directed the Union Government to ensure the discontinuation of ‘sterilization camps’ within the following three years and to induce the state governments to follow suit. It also charged the government to ....
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My Body My Choice – A Human Rights Perspective of Abortion Law in India

Articles, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Case, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Images, Impact, Issues, Karnataka, Landmark, Litigation, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Maternal Health, Nagaland, New Delhi, Odisha, Publication, Publication, Rajasthan, Report, Research and Fact Finding, Safe Abortion, States, West Bengal, WORK

  05.07.2019: Abortion has always been a highly contentious issue in the spheres of philosophy, religion, culture and politics. However, at the core of the debate on abortion is the question: who gets to decide to terminate a pregnancy? The tension between ....
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Fact Finding Report – Infant Deaths due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome

Articles, Assam, Bihar, Case, Education, Images, Issues, Landmark, Litigation, News, Publication, Quality of Care, Report, Research and Fact Finding, States, Update, WORK

    01.07.2019: A team of social activists and lawyers from Human Rights Law Network, Patna visited Muzaffarpur on a fact-finding mission relating to the deaths of children due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome. The team visited villages including Ali Neura, Mustafapur, Kanti Block’s ....
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Report on ‘Five-Day National Level Workshop on Contemporary Developments in the law relating to Violence and Discrimination against Women’ held from 19th to 23rd June 2018 in Goa

Access to Contraceptives, Adolescents' Sexual Health and Rights, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Child Marriage, Consultations, Delhi, HIV & AIDS, Madhya Pradesh, Manipur, Maternal Health, Nagaland, Odisha, Presentations, Publication, Quality of Care, Rajasthan, Report, Safe Abortion, States, Sterilisation, Tamil Nadu, Update, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, WORK

Five-day National level Workshop on contemporary developments in the law relating to violence and discrimination against women was organized by Human Rights Law Network and the Centre for Constitutional Rights in collaboration with various other organizations from across the country. It was held at St. Joseph Vaz ....
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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 was filed by the respondents on 4th of July, 2018. The final order on the case is attached below.   [gview ....
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