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Aug 10, 2017
SC allows woman to terminate 24-week pregnancy after foetus found to be suffering from cardiac anomalySection 3(2)(b) of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act prohibits abortion of a foetus after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
Jun 22, 2017
SC issues notice to Centre, West Bengal govt on pregnant woman's plea to abort 23-week foetusThe Supreme Court on Wednesday sought responses from the Centre and the West Bengal government on a plea of a 23-week pregnant woman to abort 23-week foetus
Apr 19, 2017
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh orders crackdown on illegal sex determination centresPunjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday ordered a crackdown on all sex determination centres alleged to be running in the state.
Mar 06, 2017
Sangli female foeticide: Maharashtra government launches investigationMaharashtra Women & Child Welfare Minister Pankaja Munde on Monday announced a probe into the shocking case of discovery of 19 female foetuses near a private hospital compound in the state's Sangli district.
Feb 27, 2017
SC to hear woman's plea seeking to abort 23-week foetus afflicted with Down SyndromeThe Supreme Court on Monday decided to hear a fresh plea next day of a woman seeking to abort her 23-week old foetus on the ground that it suffered from 'down syndrome' and her life was in danger.
Jan 16, 2017
SC allows abortion of 24-week foetus, but why should women go to court in the first place?The Supreme Court on Monday permitted a woman in Mumbai to abort her 24 week foetus on the grounds that continuing with the pregnancy could endanger the life of the woman. Abortion is legal in India, but it's not at will, it's only permissible if it would involve a risk to the health of the pregnant woman.
Sep 10, 2016
As Zika heads to India, an older strain in Indians prepare for a second comingA virulent version of the Zika virus that has swept the globe is headed for India, where an older, more benign strain is likely to be quietly residing within some Indians, possibly preparing genetic ground for a quick, new second-coming, experts have warned.
Feb 03, 2016
Registering sex of foetus against 'Beti Bachao' campaign: IWPCThe Indian Women's Press Corps on Tuesday expressed concern over Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi's statement on registering sex of the foetus, saying it will go against the "Beti Bachao" campaign.
Dec 18, 2015
#DearDaddy: A video campaign that hopes men will look inward and away from the gaze of sexist cultureThe five-minute film is told from the perspective of a female foetus, yet to be born, yet to experience the world and yet knows what lies in store for her, once born.
Jan 25, 2013
Catholic hospital says foetus not a person; Colorado bishops to reviewThree Colorado bishops said on Thursday they will review a Catholic Church hospital's defense of a lawsuit that argues fetuses do not have legal status — apparently contradicting the Church's teaching on life issues.