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SC issues notice on discrimination against HIV children

An apex court issued notice after NGO Naaz Foundation urged it to issue directions.

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Updated:March 3, 2014, 11:57 AM IST
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SC issues notice on discrimination against HIV children
An apex court issued notice after NGO Naaz Foundation urged it to issue directions.

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the centre and all the states on a petition saying there should be no discrimination on admitting HIV positive children to schools.

An apex court bench headed by Justice BS Chauhan issued notice after NGO Naaz Foundation urged it to issue directions that HIV positive school children should not be discriminated against and turned out of the schools.

The NGO said that HIV positive children should be treated as "disadvantaged".

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