a crucial landmark judgement that came in a fortnight ago the Supreme Court of India and judgement recent committed an unmarried woman’s petition to abort her pregnancy act 24 weeks noting that does not discriminate against a married or unmarried woman.
36-year-old government employee was detained abortion after having separated from husband-
I consider myself bold, well educated, and fine to decide on an abortion. But this was inevitable due to my husband filing for separation, yet when I did, the hospitals refused without his signature. I was
devastated because he found this as a tool to torture me.Supreme Court’s order will come as a huge relief to those who now don’t have to seek abortion through illegal means. Abortion was denied to me when I went at 16 weeks. I ran from pillar to post(mentally,physically,psychologically,socially exhausted; spent money on middlemen/women,finally gave birth to a baby,gave up for adoption; this happened 8 years ago.