MTP Act
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SC says doctors need not disclose identities of minors seeking abortion to cops

The top court said that it could not possibly be the legislature's intent to deprive minors of safe abortions.

published on : 30th September 2022
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What did the Supreme Court say on abortion, marital rape, and 'persons other than cis-women'?

The top court said that the provision to cover only married women will render the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act violative of Article 14; here are other key points from its important ruling.

published on : 29th September 2022
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Married or single, all women, are entitled to safe, legal abortion, says Supreme Court

Adjudicating an appeal filed by women who wanted to abort after a failed relationship, the bench held that forceful pregnancy of married women can be treated as “marital rape” for abortion. 

published on : 29th September 2022
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'Need to fine-tune rules to allow abortion till 24 weeks of pregnancy': SC on MTP Act

The court said it is reserving its verdict on the issue of interpretation of the MTP Act and will include 'unmarried woman' or 'single woman' to allow them the benefit of abortion up to 24 weeks.

published on : 24th August 2022