India’s bias against pregnant women under the spotlight
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Chantelle Cloete
Chantelle Cloete, Reporter

In a landmark decision, a high court in India has declared it illegal to deny a woman employment due to her pregnancy, providing important guidance on the rights of expectant mothers in the hiring process, say employment law experts.

In court documents, Misha Upadhyay was refused a nursing position at BD Pandey Hospital in Nainital because of her pregnancy.