Unsafe abortions are the third leading cause of maternal mortality in India. Photo: AP
Unsafe abortions are the third leading cause of maternal mortality in India. Photo: AP
Sohini C
Opinion

Opinion

Asian Angle by Sohini C

India Supreme Court’s ‘progressive’ abortion ruling offers glimmer of hope as other liberties are curtailed

  • Unsafe abortions are the third leading cause of maternal mortality in India, the order stated
  • The ruling stands in stark contrast to the US, where the Supreme Court in June overturned the landmark 1973 Roe vs Wade judgment

Unsafe abortions are the third leading cause of maternal mortality in India. Photo: AP
Unsafe abortions are the third leading cause of maternal mortality in India. Photo: AP
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