Cannot force rape victim to give birth to child of man who sexually abused her: Allahabad High Court

In sexual assault cases, the woman has a right to say yes or no to being a mother, the Court said while considering a plea to terminate the pregnancy of a 12-year-old rape victim.
Sexual Assault
Sexual Assault

A woman cannot be forced to give birth to the child of a man who had sexually assaulted her, the Allahabad High Court held recently while considering a plea to terminate a 25-week pregnancy carried by a 12-year-old who was raped.

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