Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Act 2021 Current Affairs, GK & News

SC Order on Legal Abortion

The Supreme Court recently held that women, regardless of their marital status, are entitled to safe and legal abortion until 24 weeks of pregnancy. Key facts The apex court held that any differentiation between a married or unmarried woman under abortion law was “artificial and constitutionally unsustainable”. It held that abortion for unmarried and single ..

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New rules for allowing abortion till 24 weeks

Government has incorporated new rules under the “Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Act, 2021, which was passed in March 2021. Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Rules, 2021 Under the new rules, the gestational limit for termination of pregnancy has been increased from 20 to 24 weeks for exceptional categories of women in India. Women for ..

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