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Progress on Accountability for Maternal Health Care and Mortality in Bihar, India

In India last month, the Division Bench of Patna with the State High Court of Bihar (High Court) handed down an order holding the state responsible for failing to protect, respect, and fulfill the rights [...]

Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Other Financial Barriers, Public Funding, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,Asia, India,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights

Madhya Pradesh court declares violation of women’s fundamental rights in Sandesh Bansal decision

On February 6, judges declared that the state of Madhya Pradesh had violated a woman's "fundamental right to live" when the government failed to provide proper prenatal care and maternal health services in an appropriate [...]

Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Public Funding, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,Asia, India,In the Courts

Fighting to Ensure the Right to Food for Pregnant Women in India

In India, 63,000 women die from pregnancy-related causes every year-more than anywhere else in the world. The causes of maternal mortality are well-known and largely preventable, with malnutrition being a main contributing factor. The Center [...]

Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Other Financial Barriers, Public Funding, Maternal Health, Coercive Policies,Asia, India,In the Courts, Engaging Policymakers, Around the World

Fact Sheet: CHARM v. Bihar

The Centre for Health and Resource Management (CHARM) v. State of Bihar is a public interest case that seeks to hold the Government of India accountable for the poor conditions in public health facilities in [...]

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Centre for Health and Resource Management v. State of Bihar and Others (2011)

CHARM v. State of Bihar and Others is a public interest litigation petition filed in March 2011 by the Center’s partner in India, Human Rights Law Network. It seeks legal accountability from the state government [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Opens New Regional Office in Colombia

(PRESS RELEASE) Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights announced the opening of its new regional office for Latin America and the Caribbean in Bogotá, Colombia. The Center has worked in the region for fifteen years, [...]

Abortion, Legal Protections, Funding for Reproductive Healthcare, Maternal Health, Access to Quality Care, Maternal Mortality,Latin America & Caribbean, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru,Engaging Policymakers, Around the World, Reporting on Rights

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