Ms Madhuri Krishnaswami from Badwani District in Madhya Pradesh along with four of her colleagues from Jagrit Adiwasi Dalit Sangathan was arrested and put in jail on May 16, 2013 for protesting against the demands for bribes and eviction from hospital of a woman in labour Ms Baniya Bai. Ms Baniya Bai subsequently delivered outside the hospital in full public view. The members of Ms Baniya Bai’s village who had come with her protested against the high handed behaviour of the hospital staff.
This kind of incidence is against human rights violation and also discrimination against marginalised people.
News on maternal health
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