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SC upholds RH law sans 8 provisions; pro, anti-RH camps welcome ruling

Tuesday, 8 April 2014 | Written by
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by Carlos Maningat The Supreme Court upheld on Tuesday the constitutionality of the Responsible Parenthood and the Reproductive Health (RH) law, rejecting several petitions by church groups questioning the controversial law. But the high court struck down eight provisions, including the section which requires private health facilities and medical centers owned by religious groups to provide family planning methods and the one on pro-bono…Read More »

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Migrant Domestic Workers Face Serious Abuse in UK – HRW

Tuesday, 1 April 2014 | Written by
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by Human Rights Watch Migrant domestic workers accompanying their employers to the United Kingdom are being subjected to serious abuses including forced labor, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The UK government is doing far too little to protect vulnerable workers, and recent changes to UK immigration rules make it harder for workers to flee abuse, the report found.…Read More »

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