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HRLN represents 13-year old rape victim who is granted an abortion at 31 weeks by the Supreme Court

Impact, Landmark, Litigation, Maharashtra, Media Report, News, Safe Abortion

The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed a 13-year-old girl from Mumbai to abort her 31-week-old foetus, even though it was healthy and did not have any abnormalities. The minor got pregnant as a result of rape. Indian law allows abortion of foetuses up to 20 weeks old, but courts can ....
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Baby born to woman who was denied permission to abort dies

Articles, Maharashtra, News, Safe Abortion

A baby, whose mother was denied permission by the Supreme Court to end her pregnancy at 27 weeks, died at Mumbai’s KEM Hospital, the Hindustan Times reported on Friday. The boy was born with a neurological disorder on July 4 and died a fortnight ago. The mother had moved the apex ....
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Claiming right to abortion and a life of dignity; towards a women friendly abortion law

Case, Litigation, Maharashtra, Safe Abortion, Update

Claiming right to abortion and a life of dignity; towards a women friendly abortion law Ms. X vs. Union of India; Supreme Court of India {Writ Petition (Civil) 593 of 2016} In the 22nd week of her pregnancy, Ms. X’s foetus was diagnosed with Anencephaly (absence of ....
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Waghmare vs. The District Collector, Nagpur District : The Women’s Right to Health

Case, Litigation, Maharashtra, Maternal Health

In Nagpur’s Government run institutions, women are subject to subhuman conditions in maternal health care. As a result, many women die senselessly from preventable causes. The petitioner in Waghmare vs. The District Collector, Nagpur District demands the proper implementation of government schemes to improve the appalling state of maternal ....
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