Kerala High Court rejects plea to abort pregnancy of 14-year-old rape survivor due to advanced stage of pregnancy

The Court also noted that reports on file indicated that the victim child had not been forced by the rape-accused, although it would still be a case of statutory rape since the child was only 13 or 14 years old.
Kerala High court, Pregnant woman
Kerala High court, Pregnant woman

The Kerala High Court recently declined to allow the abortion of a 30-week pregnancy carried by a 14-year-old rape survivor after factoring in the advanced stage of the pregnancy in addition to certain reports indicating that it appeared to be a case of "statutory rape."

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