India: Minor rape victims should not be denied permission to abort: SC

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Minor rape victims should not be denied permission to abort: SC

Amit Anand Choudhary | TNN
Aug 25, 2017

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday said that a minor rape victim should not be forced to knock the doors of the court for getting permission to terminate her pregnancy arising out of any sexual offence.

It also favoured setting up of a trust for the benefit of the Chandigarh-based 10-year-old girl rape survivor, who recently delivered a child after being denied abortion.

Continued at source: Times of India: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/minor-rape-victims-should-not-be-denied-permission-to-abort-sc/articleshow/60224537.cms