GREAT LIMITATION | All women entitled to safe and legal abortion: SC

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New Delhi: A ground-breaking order by the Supreme Court of India has confirmed that all women have the right to a safe and legal abortion. The distinction between married and unmarried women is unconstitutional.

The SC said, “a woman’s marital status cannot be justified to deny her the right to terminate an unwanted pregnancy. Unmarried and unmarried women have the right to have an abortion under the Medical Abortion Act and Rules up to 24 weeks of pregnancy.

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