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Delhi High Court. Photo: Anil Shakya

Delhi HC allows abortion of more than 20 week-old foetus

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday allowed the abortion of more than 20 week-old foetus after the doctors apprised the court and to the...
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Delhi HC seeks Centre response on plea seeking increasing the length of a pregnancy...

The Delhi HC has sought Central government response on a plea seeking to increase the prescribed length of a pregnancy from a period of...
IMA Wants Ban on Prenatal Sex Determination Tests to Be Repealed

IMA Wants Ban on Prenatal Sex Determination Tests to Be Repealed

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has said it would ask the government and lawmakers to repeal the law that bans prenatal sex determination, arguing...
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Calcutta HC Sets Up Medical Board For Report On Women Seeking To Abort 24...

The Calcutta High Court will set up a medical board to consider the request of a 32-year-old woman in her second trimester of pregnancy...
Abortion

SC gives nod to abort 24-week-old foetus

The Supreme Court on Thursday (September 21) allowed a 17-year-old girl to abort a 24-week-old-foetus. According to law, abortion is only allowed within 20...
Medical board says too dangerous; SC denies MTP for 10-yr-old pregnant girl

Medical board says too dangerous; SC denies MTP for 10-yr-old pregnant girl

The Supreme Court on Friday (July 28) denied permission for Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) to a 10-year-old girl who is now nearly 30 weeks...
10-yr-old raped, gets pregnant; court denies abortion

10-yr-old raped, gets pregnant; court denies abortion

In a shocking judgment, a district court in Chandigarh on July 18 refused to let a 10-year-old rape survivor undergo an abortion. The reason...
MTP Act: Pregnant Pause

MTP Act: Pregnant Pause

Above:There is an increasing demand to amend the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act. Photo: abortionuae.com The inordinate delay by parliament in amending this Act to...
Aborting deformed foetus: Decision moved to regular bench on July 3

Aborting deformed foetus: Decision moved to regular bench on July 3

Above: A pregnant woman undergoing check-up under the Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan(Representational picture) Sarmishtha Chakraborty of West Bengal had appealed to the Supreme Court...
Illustration: Rajender Kumar

Abortion Needs an Amendment

An apex court order allowing a rape victim to terminate her 24-week pregnancy brings into focus the need to change an outdated legislation which...
pregnant woman

SC allows abortion of 24-week-fetus

In yet another case of a pregnant woman pleading for aborting her “abnormal” fetus which is over the 20 weeks old, the Supreme Court...
pregnant woman

Objections continue unabated on abortion laws

Recently in a plea before the Supreme Court a pregnant woman sought permission to abort her 24-week-old fetus. She had allegedly been raped by...

US Supreme Court strikes down Texas anti-abortion law

In a significant verdict, the US Supreme Court has struck down a Texas law that made it more difficult for women to have abortions....

Humane option

A recent judgment which allowed a raped girl to abort her 24-week fetus is being lauded for its sensitivity. What are the medical and...

'abortion' - 13 News Results

Delhi High Court. Photo: Anil Shakya

Delhi HC allows abortion of more than 20 week-old foetus

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday allowed the abortion of more than 20 week-old foetus after the doctors apprised the court and to the...
Abortion

Delhi HC seeks Centre response on plea seeking increasing the length of a pregnancy...

The Delhi HC has sought Central government response on a plea seeking to increase the prescribed length of a pregnancy from a period of...
IMA Wants Ban on Prenatal Sex Determination Tests to Be Repealed

IMA Wants Ban on Prenatal Sex Determination Tests to Be Repealed

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has said it would ask the government and lawmakers to repeal the law that bans prenatal sex determination, arguing...
Abortion

Calcutta HC Sets Up Medical Board For Report On Women Seeking To Abort 24...

The Calcutta High Court will set up a medical board to consider the request of a 32-year-old woman in her second trimester of pregnancy...
Abortion

SC gives nod to abort 24-week-old foetus

The Supreme Court on Thursday (September 21) allowed a 17-year-old girl to abort a 24-week-old-foetus. According to law, abortion is only allowed within 20...
Medical board says too dangerous; SC denies MTP for 10-yr-old pregnant girl

Medical board says too dangerous; SC denies MTP for 10-yr-old pregnant girl

The Supreme Court on Friday (July 28) denied permission for Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) to a 10-year-old girl who is now nearly 30 weeks...
10-yr-old raped, gets pregnant; court denies abortion

10-yr-old raped, gets pregnant; court denies abortion

In a shocking judgment, a district court in Chandigarh on July 18 refused to let a 10-year-old rape survivor undergo an abortion. The reason...
MTP Act: Pregnant Pause

MTP Act: Pregnant Pause

Above:There is an increasing demand to amend the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act. Photo: abortionuae.com The inordinate delay by parliament in amending this Act to...
Aborting deformed foetus: Decision moved to regular bench on July 3

Aborting deformed foetus: Decision moved to regular bench on July 3

Above: A pregnant woman undergoing check-up under the Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan(Representational picture) Sarmishtha Chakraborty of West Bengal had appealed to the Supreme Court...
Illustration: Rajender Kumar

Abortion Needs an Amendment

An apex court order allowing a rape victim to terminate her 24-week pregnancy brings into focus the need to change an outdated legislation which...
pregnant woman

SC allows abortion of 24-week-fetus

In yet another case of a pregnant woman pleading for aborting her “abnormal” fetus which is over the 20 weeks old, the Supreme Court...
pregnant woman

Objections continue unabated on abortion laws

Recently in a plea before the Supreme Court a pregnant woman sought permission to abort her 24-week-old fetus. She had allegedly been raped by...

US Supreme Court strikes down Texas anti-abortion law

In a significant verdict, the US Supreme Court has struck down a Texas law that made it more difficult for women to have abortions....

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