10-year-old Indian rape victim gives birth after a court denies her request for an abortion
By Derek Hawkins
August 17, 2017
India is home to the world’s largest population of sexually abused children, according to the BBC. (Kevin Frayer/AP)
A 10-year-old Indian girl whose parents say she was raped and impregnated by her uncle has reportedly given birth after a court rejected her request for an abortion last month.
Doctors at the Government Medical College and Hospital in the northern city of Chandigarh delivered a baby girl through a Caesarean section Thursday morning, the Indian Express and the BBC reported.
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