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India: State must act on contraception

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul of the High Court of Punjab and Haryana at Chandigarh ordered the government of Haryana to respond within a month to a petition alleging that its reproductive health policy and programs discriminate against women by limiting…

Maternal Mortality in India: 2011 Update–Accountability in Action

While human rights bodies and governments around the world have recognized maternal mortality as a human rights concern, the Indian Government has continued to neglect the specific health needs and human rights of pregnant women by failing to implement and monitor maternal health policies and programs—leading the country to persist in accounting for the highest number of maternal deaths worldwide for decades. …

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Salenta Singh suffered a debilitating injury after she went to a public hospital in Uttar Pradesh, India to give birth—and was left alone while in labor…

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