What Happens When The Mother Is Also A Child?

Posted on August 1, 2015 in Columns, Sexual Health, Staff Picks, Taboos, The Drawing Room

maitri dore 14 yr old abortion in india

A recent Supreme Court judgement ruled in favour of a 14 year old girl seeking abortion of her 24 week foetus, conceived through rape. This is a landmark verdict because by law, Medical Termination Of Pregnancy is not permissible beyond 20 weeks. Had it prevailed, one wonders how this girl’s future would have panned out.

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