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IMMEDIATE RELEASE-Slavery in the name of religion; modern manifestation of Devadasi

PRESS RELEASE : Dr. Ruth Manorama, Dalit Foundation   Bangalore 17, Jan 2013. A two days (15th & 16th Jan2013) national round table consultation organised by Dalit Foundation and Samta Trust on eradication of Devadasi system held at Aashirvad, Marks Road, Bangalore…. Continue Reading →

HIV in Chhattisgarh jails, debate over what caused it

Ashutosh Bhardwaj, Indian Express Nov 12, 2012 A nationwide health survey in jails has found 80 of Chhattisgarh’s prisoners HIV-positive, out of 13,000-odd tested. Prison authorities insist that the inmates had probably arrived already infected, but health authorities don’t rule… Continue Reading →

HIV and the Law-Risks, Rights & Health

Thursday, 25 October 2012, IFHHRO Earlier this year, the Global Commission on HIV and the Law published a report presenting the available evidence on human rights and legal issues relating to HIV: HIV and the Law: Risks, Rights & Health…. Continue Reading →

India- Govt to bring essential medicines under price control #goodnews

  Kounteya Sinha, TNN | Sep 28, 2012, 12.54AM IST Once these essential medicines are brought under Drug Price Control Order (DPCO), it cannot be sold at a price higher than that fixed by the government. NEW DELHI: India will, for the… Continue Reading →

Free medicines for all from October

Kounteya Sinha, TNN | Jun 23, 2012, 01.51AM IST NEW DELHI: India‘s ambitious policy to provide free medicines to all patients attending a government health facility across the country will be rolled out from October. Strongly backed by Prime Minister Manmohan… Continue Reading →

How to reduce HIV in Zimbabwe, make women uglier #WTFnews

  May 14, 3:22 pm London, May 14 (ANI): A Zimbabwean politician has asserted that women should be compelled to bathe less and shave off their hair to make them less attractive, which would help curb the spread of HIV…. Continue Reading →

Immediate Release- Solidarity March: Justice for sex worker Mothers

 [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=_5-VRvjpFys] PRESS RELEASE Solidarity March: Justice for sex worker Mothers Women’s groups and progressive organisations in India are shocked that Ms. Anu Mokal, a pregnant sex worker in Satara, was beaten up by police inspector Dayanand Dhome on April 2,… Continue Reading →

Sex workers cannot be mothers – says Satara police #WTFnews

Anu Mokal, a pregnant woman was beaten up by Police in Satara, Maharashtra. She was so severely beaten  that she had a miscarriage and lost her baby. No Law in the country allows Police to physically assault a women. This… Continue Reading →

Don’t Let Your Governments Trade Away Our Lives

In an open letter to the citizens of Europe, the Chairperson of South Africa’s world famous Treatment Action Campaign appeals for collective action to stop European leaders pursuing harmful intellectual property provisions in the EU-India free trade agreement. India supplies… Continue Reading →

The EU-India Free Trade Agreement: is it the end of the world as we know it?

This week, Indian and European Union (EU) trade negotiators in New Delhi will most likely announce that they have reached a preliminary agreement on a trade pact that will forge a new commercial relationship between the two economies. The EU… Continue Reading →

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