Indian court allows 10-year-old rape victim to have an abortion

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Indian court allows 10-year-old rape victim to have an abortion
Girl had crossed 20-week legal limit after which terminations are usually only allowed if there is danger to life of mother or baby

Agence France-Presse

Wednesday 17 May 2017

A 10-year-old girl who was raped will be allowed to have an abortion even though she has crossed the 20-week limit for terminations in India, police in the country said on Wednesday.

The child has said she was repeatedly raped by her stepfather, who has since been arrested.

Continued at source: The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/may/17/indian-court-allows-10-year-old-victim-to-have-an-abortion