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All Women Married, Unmarried Entitled To Safe & Legal Abortion: SC

In a landmark judgement, the Supreme Court of India held that all women, married and unmarried, are entitled to safe and legal abortion. A bench headed by Justice DY Chandrachud said that the meaning of rape under Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act must also include marital rape. The bench further stated that differentiating between married and u married women under the MTP Act, is “artificial and constitutionally unsustainable”.

Thu, 29 Sep 2022 - 06:53 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Supreme Court, Abortion, Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, Marital Rape, unmarried women

Courtesy: ANI