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    Silencing Journalists in India

    Date: 03/04/2018

    Document File: Read the full book here.

    By Bonnie Smith and Aditi Saxena

    According to the Index released by reporters without borders in 2017, India is ranked 136 in the world press freedom index among a list of 180… Read More

    Torture, Extra-Judicial Killings and Forced Disappearances in India

    Date: 06/03/2018

    Document File: State terrorism

    State Terrorism
    Torture, Extra-Judicial Killings and Forced Disappearances in India
    Report of the Independent People’s Tribunal
    9-10 February 2008

    3rd National Consultation on Prisoners Rights, Legal Aid, and Prison Reform 2016

    Date: 06/03/2018

    Document File: National consultation on Prisoners Rights report

    Human Rights Law Network in collaboration with Tata Institute for Social Sciences (TISS), Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI), International Bridges of Justice India (IBJINDIA) and Multiple… Read More

    Bihar Prison Report 2015

    Date: 06/03/2018

    Document File: bihar-prison-report

    Status report 2015
    Based on Survey, Inspection and Analysis

    Made by and on behalf of
    Bihar State Legal Services Authority (In collaboration with HRLN)

    Fact-finding report: Conditions of health centres in Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh

    Date: 28/02/2018

    Document File: Read the full report here.

    The district of Balrampur, situated less than 200 km north-east from Gorakhpur at the border to Nepal, continues to have one of the highest IMR and MMR in the country. IMR in the district is 87 per… Read More

    Report on the Symposium on Legal Support for Accessing Transgender Rights

    Date: 14/02/2018

    Document File: Read the full Transgender Consultation Report here.

    On 15 April 2014, the Supreme Court passed a landmark judgment in the case of National Legal Services Authority vs. Union of India (hereafter referred to as the NALSA Judgment) in relation to… Read More

    Fact-finding report: Maternal Health Care in Balrampur District

    Date: 10/01/2018

    Document File: Read the full report here.

    This fact-finding mission was conducted to investigate why Balrampur has such a high Infant Mortality Rate and to identify measures that have been omitted by the central and the state government to… Read More

    Investigating a maternal death case in Meghalaya’s Ri-Bhoi District

    Date: 09/01/2018

    Document File: Fact-finding report on a maternal death in Meghalay’s Ri-Bhoi district

    Maternal deaths are preventable by providing adequate treatment and care. There may be many direct and indirect causes of maternal deaths in the country. According to a recent WHO report, nearly five… Read More

    A report on the flood menace: Will Assam ever be safe from its annual ravaging?

    Date: 29/11/2017

    Document File: Read the fact-finding report here.

    Floods are an annual recurrent event in Assam, causing damage worth crores and affecting thousands of lives. All rivers in Assam are liable to floods, mainly because they receive heavy rainfall… Read More

    Fact-finding reports on infant deaths in UP’s Gorakhpur and Farrukhabad

    Date: 01/11/2017

    Document File: Read the combined reports here.

    In August 2017, over a 100 newborns died in the span of a week in Gorakhpur district, allegedly due to medical negligence in the treatment of a… Read More

    Fact-finding report: The role of ASHAs in the delivery of contraceptive information and services

    Date: 02/10/2017

    Document File: Read the full fact-finding report here.

    An HRLN fact-finding team visited Wazirabad (Jagatpur Extension) and Holambi Kalan localities in Delhi to
    conduct a cross-sectional study which involved interviewing ASHAs, Anganwadi Workers and… Read More

    Fact-finding report: The role of ASHAs in the delivery of contraceptive information and services

    Date: 01/07/2017

    Document File: Read the full fact-finding report here.

    An HRLN fact-finding team visited Wazirabad (Jagatpur Extension) and Holambi Kalan localities in Delhi to
    conduct a cross-sectional study which involved interviewing ASHAs, Anganwadi Workers and… Read More

    Fact-finding report: Seeking justice for the baby that was declared dead twice in two days

    Date: 02/06/2017

    Document File: Read the fact-finding report here.

    The case of Shanti Devi v Safdarjung Hospital, which has been ongoing since late October 2017, continued in the High Court of Delhi with this positive order that HRLN recently received, where Justice… Read More

    Gaining ground: A framework for developing strategies and tactics in response to governmental attacks on NGOs

    Date: 01/06/2017

    Document File: Read the full report here.

    This INCLO document, that HRLN was a part of, reviews the global pattern of governmental attacks on NGOs that has become more prevalent in recent years, and often entails playing on public fears to… Read More

    Fact-finding report on Rohingya refugee camps in Delhi and Haryana

    Date: 08/05/2017

    Document File: Read the full fact-finding report here.

    There are seven refugee camps in the Mewat district of Haryana, these are: Shapur Nagli- I, Shahpur Nagli- II, Ferozpur Namak- I (Chandini- I), Ferozpur Namak- II (Chandini- II), Nuh (near bus… Read More

    Child marriage: The worst form of slavery

    Date: 01/03/2017

    Document File: Read the book here.

    The inescapable presence of child marriage that has persisted through the ages depicts the human rights crisis within India. The custom of marrying young children, particularly young girls, is found… Read More

    Prisoners’ Rights 4th Edition Vol-I

    Date: 01/01/2017

    Document File: Prisoners Rights 4th edition Vol I Final

    Compiled and Edited by: Aparna Chandra, Mrinal Satish, Ritu Kumar & Suma Sebastian.

    Prisoners’ Rights 4th Edition Vol-II

    Date: 01/01/2017

    Document File: Prisoners Rights 4th edition Vol II

    Compiled and Edited by: Aparna Chandra, Mrinal Satish, Ritu Kumar & Suma Sebastian.

    Fact-finding: Delhi slum women recount experience with IUCDs

    Date: 01/08/2016

    Document File: Read the full fact-finding report here.

     

    Today, almost the entire burden of “family planning” is borne by women. And implemented with callousness, this has taken a toll on the health of large sections of women in the country…. Read More

    Fact-finding report on infant deaths in Bastar, Chhattisgarh

    Date: 01/04/2016

    Document File: Read the full fact-finding report here.

    India has the highest number of child deaths in the world, with an estimated 1.2 million deaths in 2015 — 20 per cent of the 5.9 million global deaths. In the relatively new state of Chhattisgarh,… Read More

    Indian Public Health Standards & Right to Health: A Case Study of Ziro District Hospital

    Date: 01/03/2016

    Document File: Read the fact-finding report here.

    “For a middle-income country of its stature and level of development, the rate of maternal deaths in India is shocking, raising multiple human rights issues” ..Paul… Read More

    Indian Public Health Standards & Right to Health: A Case Study of Raga Primary Health Centre

    Date: 01/03/2016

    Document File: Read the fact-finding report here.

    Amongst the various persisting health problems in India, one of the most pressing – both as a public health and as a human rights issue – is the lack of equal access to… Read More

    A study on the social life of ex-residents of the government juvenile justice institutions in kerala.

    Date: 15/12/2015

    Document File: A Study on the Social Life of Ex-Residents of the Government Juvenile Justice Institutions in Kerala

    Book is edited, Adv. Sandhya Raju
    Research is led by Gopika Govindan, Diya Elizabeth Punnoose, Adv. Arunima .N. Das

    Report: National Consultation on Media Freedom and Law

    Date: 08/08/2015

    Document File: Read the full report here.

    HRLN has found that journalists were coming under serious attack—physical assaults, threats, and so on—everywhere in the country. Many journalists have even been killed for their efforts…. Read More

    Balabhgadh Communal Violence Report

    Date: 03/06/2015

    Document File: Ballabhgadh report

    Compiled by: A team from Human Rights Law Network, Consisting of 3 Lawyers and 3 social workers (4 men and 2 women).

    Out of School Children

    Date: 29/03/2015

    Document File: Out of School Children

    Fact-finding Report on Maternal Mortality and Indian Public Health Standards, Balasore, Odisha

    Date: 06/02/2015

    Document File: Read the fact-finding report here.

    According to a 2013 report on reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health, conducted by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) in 2013,… Read More

    Infant Mortality and Indian Public Health Standards: Fact-Finding Mission in Banki, Odisha

    Date: 04/02/2015

    Document File: Read the fact-finding report here.

    n terms of the Human Development Index, the state of Odisha ranks at the bottom 22nd position (out of 23), and, according to the Planning Commission’s Tendulkar Committee Report 2009, the poverty… Read More

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