On the quack’s advice, the woman’s family members immediately rushed her to Thorapalli Primary Health Centre (PHC).
Medical experts say that the heart doesn't begin to form until the fetus it is at least nine weeks old, and they decry efforts to promote abortion bans by relying on medical inaccuracies.
Hours earlier, a deeply divided high court allowed the law to remain in force in the nation's biggest abortion curb since the court legalized the operation nationwide a half-century ago.
The husband had allegedly paid Rs 13,000 to the clinic for the pregnancy termination after an ultrasound imaging showed the foetus had deformity.
The Texas law, signed by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott in May, would prohibit abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, usually around six weeks and before most women even know they’re pregnant.
Even having the most supportive partner, doesn’t help with the physical demands of pregnancy and termination. This is why only a woman should be in charge of her body.
According to sources, the deceased, who had two children, had undergone tubectomy in 2018.
Domestic violence ground for pregnancy termination, says HC; allows woman to abort 23-week-old foetus
The current Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act does not permit termination of a pregnancy beyond 20 weeks, unless it poses health risks for the foetus and the mother.
In the order, Justice Bhaduri said that it is obvious that if the victim is forced to give birth to a child, she would have to face a lifelong anguish
The tribunal is the latest attempt to hold China accountable for alleged rights abuses against the Uyghurs and other predominantly Muslim and ethnic Turkic minorities.
More than 90% of abortions take place in the first 13 weeks of a woman's pregnancy, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The court first announced a woman's constitutional right to an abortion in the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision and reaffirmed it 19 years later.
Ruling on the abortion providers' lawsuit in 2019, U.S. District Judge William Osteen declared the 20-week limit unconstitutional.
If a woman comes forward quoting the law, the doctors is obliged to perform the abortion.
A demand to send the bill to a select committee of Rajya Sabha was defeated by voice vote, along with some other amendments proposed by members.