Can a minor girl get an abortion in India?

A lot of young children have been asking whether they can get access to sexual and reproductive health services. There were several schemes in the country which provides young adolescents with scope of getting information and services In the adolescent friendly healthy clinics in their city. Can a minor get abortion? Things that often getContinue reading “Can a minor girl get an abortion in India?”

Can minor rape survivor access medical treatment before justice?

On 18th July, 2017 Chandigarh District Court refused to let a 10 year-old, minor rape survivor access abortion services. She was 26 weeks pregnant. Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act,2017 does not allow women to abort foetuses beyond 20 weeks of pregnancy. Supreme Court directed the PGI Hospital in Chandigarh to set up a medical board toContinue reading “Can minor rape survivor access medical treatment before justice?”