Anita Adhikari (not her real name) had an illegal abortion after becoming pregnant with a child she could not afford to raise, and as she was about to become a grandmother. Photo: Amrit Dhillon.

How India’s abortion laws are trailing society, technology and the young single women having more sex

Faced with a 20-week limit and cultural and other legal restrictions, millions of Indian women have abortions outside hospitals and clinics, while many others do not even know the procedure is legal because of a lack of public education

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Anita Adhikari (not her real name) had an illegal abortion after becoming pregnant with a child she could not afford to raise, and as she was about to become a grandmother. Photo: Amrit Dhillon.
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