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SC allows 17-year-old Bengaluru rape survivor to abort 24-week fetus
Bengaluru

SC allows 17-year-old Bengaluru rape survivor to abort 24-week fetus

The Supreme Court has given its nod to a 17-year-old rape survivor's pregnancy termination, allowing the Bengaluru victim to abort her 24-week fetus.
SC allows 13-year-old rape survivor to abort pregnancy
India

SC allows 13-year-old rape survivor to abort pregnancy

Less than a month after a 10-year-old rape survivor was forced to give birth to her rapist's child, the SC has allowed a pregnant 13-year-old alleged victim to undergo an abortion.
SC suggests medical boards to deal with late abortion requests
India

SC suggests medical boards to deal with late abortion requests

The SC has taken note of the fact that lately, several expectant mothers at risk and rape survivors have approached it for terminating their pregnancies after the legally-permissible 20 weeks.
SC denies abortion to 10-year-old rape victim
India

SC denies abortion to 10-year-old rape victim

The SC has denied permission for abortion to a 10-year-old child who was raped by her uncle. She had approached it after a lower court rejected her abortion plea.
10-year-old pregnant rape survivor, failed by judiciary, goes to SC
India

10-year-old pregnant rape survivor, failed by judiciary, goes to SC

The SC has given fresh hope to a 10-year-old pregnant rape survivor who was denied permission for abortion by a lower court.
After uncle rapes 10-year-old, court denies abortion to the minor!
India

After uncle rapes 10-year-old, court denies abortion to the minor!

In a case of apathy, a 10-year-old rape survivor's abortion plea was rejected by the Court.
SC allows woman to terminate 26-week-old pregnancy
India

SC allows woman to terminate 26-week-old pregnancy

The SC has allowed a Kolkata-based woman to terminate her 26-week pregnancy. Abortions beyond 20 weeks aren't allowed in India unless in extreme circumstances.
Delhi: Supreme Court in favour of relaxing abortion deadline
Delhi

Delhi: Supreme Court in favour of relaxing abortion deadline

The Supreme Court came out in favour of amending the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act by allowing women to abort terminally ill fetuses beyond the present limit of 20 weeks.
As MTP Act amendment lies pending, SC raps Centre
India

As MTP Act amendment lies pending, SC raps Centre

An amendment to the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act extending permissible limit for abortion beyond 20 weeks has been pending in parliament since 2014.

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