"Husband's consent not required": Kerala High Court allows woman separated from husband to terminate 21-week pregnancy

The Court held that the drastic change in matrimonial life of the pregnant woman is equivalent to a 'change of marital status' in the context of permitting medical termination of pregnancy between 20 and 24 weeks.
Kerala High court, Pregnant woman
Kerala High court, Pregnant woman

The Kerala High Court on Monday permitted a woman claiming to be separated from her allegedly abusive husband to terminate her 21-week-old pregnancy [Aryamol v Union of India & Ors.].

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