Taking Discrimination to Court in India

Published: November 20, 2014

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Anand Grover served as the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health from 2008 until July 2014. He remains project direct of the Lawyer’s Collective HIV/AIDS Unit in New Delhi and has led many of the landmark legal efforts that advanced the rights of people living with HIV in India, including the lawsuit that resulted in the temporary decriminalization of homosexuality in 2009. Grover has also successfully argued cases about HIV-related discrimination in the workplace, drug patent laws, and the human rights of all marginalized populations impacted by HIV, including men who have sex with men (MSM), people who inject drugs (PWID), and sex workers.

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