August 01, 2014

Working with HRBA

Working with HRBA

NAMHHR conducted a Strategic Development Workshop named " WORKING WITH THE HUMAN RIGHTS-BASED APPROACHES FOR PREVENTION OF MATERNAL MORTALITY AND MORBIDITY IN INDIA" on  24th June, 2014 at India Habitat Centre in  New Delhi. In this significant meeting there were in-depth discussions on the Technical Guidance Note ( usp=sharing ) which is a United Nations document that provides technical guidance to governments on implementing policies and programmes to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity in accordance with human rights standards. The objectives of the meeting were: to develop a shared understanding of the relevance of using human right base approach (HRBA)  for preventing MMM , to brainstorm on ways of using human rights-based tools such as the Technical Guidance and the UPR process with senior officials of the  Health and Family Welfare department, Parliamentary Standing Committee, National Human Rights institutions and /or Judiciary and Civil society and research institutions

In course of the discussions held in four sessions, the participants developed an understanding of the Technical Guidance note, an overview of the situation of maternal health in India and the Universal Periodic Review process ( workshop was attended by twenty seven distinguished guests from eighteen organizations. 

To access the presentations of the workshop please follow this link:
  1. OCHR Technical Guidance on preventing MMM- Jasodhara Dasgupta 
  3. Presentation on the Situational Analysis

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