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PILs and Cases

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After HRLN’s files PIL, health ministry issues Gazette notification on implementation of HIV & AIDS Act, 2017

12/09/2018

More than a year after Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Act received assent from President of India, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has… Read More

HRLN’s Kolkata unit forms a strong alliance with the transgender community in West Bengal

20/07/2018

HRLN started working on issues faced by the transgender community since 2016, where a matter on… Read More

Petition against the breach of Medical Confidentiality

16/05/2016

Most. Sohila Kunwar vs. The State Of Bihar & Ors.

The Petitioner was a destitute who has been thrown out of her matrimonial house after the death of her husband and who barely… Read More

High Court orders proper implementation of the directions laid down by the Supreme Court in National Legal Services Authority v. Union of India

28/09/2015

Satyabhama Rath Vrs. State of Orissa & Others W.P.C (PIL) No. 15601 of 2015, In the High Court of Orissa, Cuttack

The petitioner is research scholar and also works in the field… Read More

HIV +ve pregnant woman denied treatment

14/01/2011

This petition focuses on the serious denial of reproductive rights, right to health and the right to food which have impacted on the right to dignity of a woman.

The family of the victim belongs… Read More

Insurance Cover for HIV+ persons: Delhi HC directs IRDA to implement draft Guidelines within eight months

16/07/2010

In the matter of Dr. Rajeev Sharma Vs Union of India & Others.

The Hon’ble Delhi High Court bench comprising Justice D. Mugugesan and Justice V.K. Jain directed IRDA (Insurance Regulatory… Read More

Delhi HC pulls IRDA on insurance cos denying benefits to HIV patients

16/07/2010

The Delhi High Court has sought a response from the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) on a PIL challenging the insurance companies’ “unreasonable and unconstitutional” mandate to… Read More

Kolkata high court faced denial and discrimination for Reproductive health rights of people living with HIV

16/07/2010

Writ Petition: X v. Union of India & Otherse -writ petition filed in Kolkata high court faced denial and discrimination for Reproductive health rights of people living with HIV

Despite a… Read More

Bombay High Court orders second line treatment to people living with HIV/AIDS

16/07/2010

The Network of Maharashtra People with HIV had filed a petition in public interest in March 2009 in the Bombay High Court against the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare of the Union of India,… Read More

Kolkata HC directs that every district should have Anti Retro Viral Treatment Centre (ART) and CD-4 machine

16/07/2010

Bengal Network of Persons Living with HIV/AIDS Vs. State of West Bengal

Anti-retro Viral is a medicine for HIV affected persons and CD-4 machine would help in counting CD-4 cell which gradually… Read More

HRLN PIL that highlighted the woeful situation of HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment in Manipur

16/07/2010

Manipur Network of Positive People vs. Union of India and Ors

Northeast India has one of the largest proliferations of the HIV virus in the country. Despite this, health and prevention measures in… Read More

Fighting discrimination and denial of equal opportunity: XYZ vs State of Rajasthan and Others

16/07/2010

This case concerned recruitment for the post of GIPA Coordinator by the Respondents. An advertisement was issued for this role, notifying that preference would be given to applicants living with HIV…. Read More

Petition against discrimination in employment under the article 16 of the Constitution: XZ vs. Union of India

16/07/2010

Discrimination against those living with HIV/Aids has been found in various public and private sectors in India. This includes dismissing employees from service as soon as the employer knows about… Read More

Complaint against medical cheating by false doctors towards People Living with HIV/AIDS: YZ & Others vs. Govt. of NCT

16/07/2010

There is lack of information in India about the HIV/AIDS infection and the available treatment; hence many PLHAs who are looking for accessible and cheap treatment fall prey to fake doctors or… Read More

Petition against discrimination and refusal of treatment in government hospital: XY vs. All India Institute of Medical Sciences

16/07/2010

Widespread discrimination against HIV positive people has been found in health care facilities across India. This may involve a refusal to provide treatment, the cessation of ongoing treatment, a… Read More

Renuka Chavan vs. Raju Vasant Chavan: Protection of property rights for women affected by AIDS

16/07/2010

The case resulted in two orders: against the family of Raju Vasant Chavan and officers of the local police force.

The petitioner, Renuka Chavan, had filed an application and petition against her… Read More

Patna HC asks PMCH superintendent: Do you want to go to jail?

16/07/2010

PATNA: Patna high court on Tuesday directed the PMCH superintendent to reimburse the expenses incurred by a person living with AIDS.

Hearing a writ petition of the person, who was allegedly denied… Read More

Kolkata high court faced denial and discrimination for Reproductive health rights of people living with HIV

16/07/2010

Writ Petition: X v. Union of India & Otherse -writ petition filed in Kolkata high court faced denial and discrimination for Reproductive health rights of people living with HIV

Despite a… Read More

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