SC allows 24-week pregnant woman to have abortion

The Supreme Court has given permission to a woman in her 24th week of pregnancy to undergo termination of pregnancy after medical report finds foetus is without skull. The Court says, a woman can abort if foetus poses danger to mother’s life.The apex court also directed that the termination of pregnancy be performed by a team of doctors of the hospital which shall maintain a complete record of the procedure adopted in the matter. 

Source-The Hindu

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