The Two-Child Norm: More Anti-Autonomy than Antidote

Access to Contraceptives, Adolescents' Sexual Health and Rights, Andra Pradesh, Articles, Assam, Bihar, Haryana, Issues, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Quality of Care, Rajasthan, Report, Safe Abortion, Sex Selection, States, Sterilisation, Update, Uttarakhand

A 1980s Indian Stamp stating 'a small family is a happy family'   Zahra Andalucia Wynne – Since 1951, India has seen its population almost quadruple from 360 million to 1.2 billion people, making it the ....
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Sex ratio at birth dips in 17 large states, Gujarat tops list

Gujarat, Haryana, Issues, News, Sex Selection, States

The western State records an alarming dip of 53 points; Haryana follows closely The sex ratio at birth (SRB) saw a decline in 17 out of 21 large states of the country, with Gujarat recording an alarming dip of 53 points, a report released by the Niti Aayog stated and stressed ....
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10-year-old Indian rape victim gives birth after a court denies her request for an abortion

Articles, Haryana, News, Safe Abortion

A 10-year-old Indian girl whose parents say she was raped and impregnated by her uncle has reportedly given birth after a court rejected her request for an abortion last month. Doctors at the Government Medical College and Hospital in the northern city of Chandigarh delivered a baby girl through a ....
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Jaffar Ullah and Anr. v. Union of India and Ors; The Rights of Rohingaya Refugees

Case, Haryana, Litigation, Maternal Health

Jaffar Ullah and Anr. v. Union of India and Ors. demands that Rohingya refugees from Myanmar living in slovenly camps in Delhi and Mewat district, Haryana have access to regular employment opportunities, adequate shelter, proper nutrition, clean water, toilet facilities, education, maternal, paediatric and other health care and that ....
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The lack of “Access to Contraceptives and Information Services” : A case from Haryana

Access to Contraceptives, Case, Haryana, Litigation

Himmat Mahila Samooh vs. Union of Inida & Ors., demands access to contraceptive information and services for women in Haryana. According to the 2014 District Level Household Survey (DLHS) for Haryana, the State has a 30% unmet need for contraceptives, meaning that 30% of married women in the state ....
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