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Sep 21, 2017
Supreme Court allows two minor rape victims to abort foetuses as medical boards permit terminationThe Supreme Court Thursday allowed two minor rape victims from Delhi and Bengaluru to abort their foetus while observing that the medical boards have said termination of pregnancy was permissible in these two cases
Sep 11, 2017
Mumbai teenage rape survivor's child dies 48 hours after birth; mother still under treatmentA baby boy born to a 13-year-old rape survivor died barely 48 hours after his birth at a government hospital in Mumbai, doctors said.
Sep 08, 2017
Mumbai teen rape survivor delivers baby as doctors find abortion too risky after two days of Supreme Court nodA mere two days after the Supreme court allowed a 13-year-old rape survivor to terminate her 31-week pregnancy on medical grounds, she delivered her child
Sep 07, 2017
Supreme Court allows 13-yr-old Mumbai rape survivor to abort her 32-week-old pregnancyThe Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed a 13-year-old alleged rape survivor to terminate her 32-week-old pregnancy after taking note of a medical report.
Sep 06, 2017
Supreme Court allows 13-year-old Mumbai rape survivor to terminate pregnancyThe Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed a 13-year-old rape survivor from Mumbai to terminate her 31-week-old pregnancy.
Jul 25, 2017
Supreme Court issues notice to Centre on PIL to permit 10-year-old rape survivor to terminate pregnancySC on Monday issued notice to the Centre and others on a plea seeking its permission to allow a 10-year-old rape survivor to terminate her 26-week-old pregnancy.
Jul 23, 2017
Uttar Pradesh: Woman gangraped by four men at gunpoint in MeerutA 40-year-old woman was allegedly raped at gunpoint by four men in Meerut on Sunday
May 12, 2017
SC judgment denying HIV positive rape survivor right to terminate pregnancy overlooks her reproductive autonomyThis week, the Supreme Court declined to permit a Patna-based woman to legally terminate her pregnancy, citing danger to her life. The woman is 26 weeks pregnant, a rape survivor and HIV positive.
Apr 22, 2017
Bombay High Court calls for compensation for rape survivors' childrenIn October 2013, the Maharashtra government introduced the Manodhairya scheme which envisaged the provision of compensation as well as rehabilitation, counselling support, medical and legal aid to women who are survivors of violent crimes such as rape, acid attack, and assault.
Apr 15, 2017
Begum Jaan's message about rape and its survivors is deeply troubling: Here's whyBegum Jaan isn’t so much a testament to headstrong women fighting their ground as it is a thoroughly misguided insinuation that certain kinds of sacrifice are more powerful and honourable than others. And that the alternative — of being raped and surviving rape — is worse than death.