27 June, 2022
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INDIA’S LAWS ON ABORTION
In a significant step for women’s rights in the USA, the Supreme Court overturned the landmark Roe vs Wade judgment of 1973 which gave women in America the right to have an abortion before the fetus is viable outside the womb or before 24-28 weeks. It expands the access to safe and legal abortion services for pregnant women.
ABORTION IN INDIA
MEDICAL TERMINATION OF PREGNANCY ACT 2021
Issues with the Current Abortion Laws
Source: The Hindu
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