- Tag results for rape survivor
The petitioner had approached the court last week seeking that she be permitted to medically terminate the pregnancy despite the medical panel's recommendation.
Acid attack victims whose faces have been disfigured used to get a compensation of Rs 3 lakh. This has been increased to Rs 7 lakh.
The woman had filed the petition earlier this month, after her daughter complained of stomach pain and was taken to a hospital.
A rape survivor's testimony can be accepted without corroboration, especially in a case where the rapist is her father, the Delhi High Court has observed.
The delayed detection of the girl’s pregnancy had led to passing of the window for abortion permitted under the MTP Act
SC arrived at the decision after considering the report of medical board that termination of pregnancy is neither good for the girl nor for the foetus
The SC bench said that the medical board will have to examine the aspect whether if they allow the girl to abort the foetus, then what could be the possible risk on her life.
The trial for rapes and murder allegedly committed by South Sudan army soldiers one year ago at the Terrain hotel could be jeopardised if the victims don't come forward to testify.
Ride-hailing company Uber has fired a top executive who had allegedly obtained medical records of a 26-year-old woman raped by an Uber driver in India in 2014.