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SC says consent of husband not needed for abortion: Progressive judgment but concerns abound
India

SC says consent of husband not needed for abortion: Progressive judgment but concerns abound

The Supreme Court, last week, ruled that abortion is an exclusive right for women and said that the husband's consent is not needed for it.

10-year-old rape survivor's pregnancy: Abortion cannot hinge on archaic law that is incapable of dealing with issue
India

10-year-old rape survivor's pregnancy: Abortion cannot hinge on archaic law that is incapable of dealing with issue

It's not just a question of following legal procedure about pregnancy and abortion. In this case, the petitioner is a child herself, and with every procedural stage, continues to endure grave mental and physical torture