Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Act, 2021 gets Presidential assent
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Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Act, 2021 gets Presidential assent

The new law would allow abortions by unmarried women for contraceptive failure and abortions beyond the earlier gestational limit of 20 weeks.

The Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Act, 2021 on Thursday received Presidential assent, ushering into law key changes in India's abortion law which would allow abortions by unmarried women for contraceptive failure and abortions beyond the earlier gestational limit of 20 weeks.

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