UK – Woman with mental age of child must have abortion against her will, court rules

Woman with mental age of child must have abortion against her will, court rules
‘I think she would like to have a baby in the same way she would like to have a nice doll’

Zamira Rahim
Jun 22, 2019

A judge has ruled that a pregnant woman with limited mental capacity must have an abortion.

The woman is in her twenties and 22 weeks pregnant but has the mental age of a child aged between six and nine, the court heard.

A police investigation into how she fell pregnant is ongoing.

Continued: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/woman-abortion-court-of-protection-ruling-mentally-ill-a8970121.html