Too risky, so no abortion for 10-yr-old rape survivor

  • | Tuesday | 18th July, 2017

A doctor of the gynaecological department present in the court said abortion at this stage could have serious health issues for the rape survivor.The girl was raped by her maternal uncle. Later, she had filed an application in the court to allow the 10-year-old to undergo an abortion. The report said abortion at this stage could lead to dangerous consequences. Neha.Sharma5@timesgroup.comChandigarh: Pointing out that abortion at this stage could be dangerous for her life, a local court on Tuesday refused to allow a 10-year-old rape survivor to medically terminate her six-month pregnancy.The court made the decision based on a medical report filed by the gynaecological department of Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32. It was found that the girl was pregnant after she complained of stomach ache.

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