Citizens cannot be forced to choose between right to education and right to reproductive autonomy: Delhi High Court

While deciding a case wherein an M.Ed. student sought maternity leave in the absence of specific provisions for the same, the Court pondered over the consequences society would impose upon a woman who bears a child.
Delhi High Court
Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court recently directed Chaudhary Charan Singh University in Meerut to allow an application for maternity leave by a Master of Education (M.Ed.) student if she fulfils the minimum attendance requirement [Renuka v. University Grants Commission].

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