SC rejects HIV+ rape victim plea for abortion, asks Bihar to pay compensation

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India has a 20-week legal ceiling on abortion except when there is a risk to mother’s life. The draft of the new medical termination of pregnancy bill allows abortion up to 24 weeks but it is yet to be introduced in Parliament.

Hindustan Times : http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/sc-rejects-hiv-rape-victim-plea-for-abortion-directs-bihar-govt-to-pay-compensation/story-QRoOC4BQuCSgxmDICww4aN.html

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