The Global Right to Health: Successes & Failures in the Fight Against Hate

Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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USC Gould School of Law, 3
699 Exposition Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90089

Join the USC Law & Global Health Collaboration for a presentation by Anand Grover, renowned Senior Advocate to the Supreme Court of India and former United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health.

Grover recently argued the case responsible for the recent decriminalization of homosexual sexual activity in India on Sept. 6. In his presentation he will discuss the implications of this case for law,  global health, sexual health and human rights around the world.

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Anand Grover
Senior Advocate practicing in the Supreme Court of India, Director of the HIV/AIDS Unit of Lawyer’s Collective (India), and former United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health (2008-2014)

As an internationally renowned and long-time advocate and activist for HIV and human rights, Anand Grover has argued many cases relating to the rights of people living with HIV, including the first HIV case in India relating to employment law, on sexual diversity, as well as the case that decriminalized consensual same-sex activity in the Delhi High Court that laid the groundwork for the recent Supreme Court decision on the same. Grover has also argued Supreme Court cases relating to women with respect to employment and sexual harassment at the workplace; patent cases to make medicines accessible in India; cases relating to the rights of sex workers and people who use drugs; cases on tobacco use; and cases regarding the death penalty for people who use drugs. He was also appointed the Special Public Prosecutor in the 2G government corruption scandal, the largest public corruption case in India’s history.


Thursday, October 18, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Gould School of Law, Room 130
USC University Park Campus

This talk is part of the 2018-2019 Global(HEALTH+LAW) Series, hosted by the USC Law & Global Health Collaboration, supported by the USC Collaboration Fund.


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Lecture / Talk / Workshop, Event Highlights


Students, Alumni, Faculty/Staff


University Park Campus




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