India: Access to safe abortion should be made every woman’s right

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Access to safe abortion should be made every woman’s right

Dr Rishma D Pai | Updated: Aug 30, 2017

Last month, the Supreme Court (SC) ruled in favour of a woman seeking to abort her 26-week foetus with a congenital defect. The bench stated that a woman has the “sacrosanct right to her bodily integrity”. The judge leading the bench also stated that “the right of a woman to have a reproductive choice is the right of personal liberty”.

Continued at source: DNA India: http://www.dnaindia.com/analysis/report-dna-edit-access-to-safe-abortion-should-be-made-every-woman-s-right-2541632