Indian State Considers Requiring HIV Tests Before Marriage Licenses
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
A Maharashtra-appointed committee recommended the state require all couples to undergo tests for HIV before they are given marriage licenses. If adopted, Maharashtra would be the first Indian state to have such a law. The proposed law is required to undergo a public debate over the next three months. Opponents argued the requirement would open another way to make illegal money, with couples acquiring bogus marriage certificates. (Click here for more
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