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Orissa HC Refuses Termination Of A Mentally-Challenged Rape Survivor’s Pregnancy; Issues Slew Of Directions For State Govt. To Handle Similar Cases

The Orissa High Court refused to allow the termination of the pregnancy of a physically and mentally-challenged rape survivor. The Single Bench of Justice Biswanath Rath was hearing the plea of a mother seeking permission for terminating the pregnancy of an unmarried, physically handicapped and mentally retarded daughter a rape victim under the provisions of The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971, The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Rules, 2003, and The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Regulations, 2003.

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