Right to choose pregnancy vests with the woman, not the medical board: Bombay High Court

A woman was allowed to terminate the pregnancy after 32 weeks as there were body and brain disabilities in the foetus. The hospital denied the woman an abortion as in India, the maximum term for the foetus for abortion is 24 weeks. Under the grounds that the woman holds the right to choose pregnancy or not, Bombay High Court has ruled down the decision of the medical board to not permit her to terminate the foetus. Read the full circumstances under which the court gave this order here…

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