Keeping up with medical advancements, India moves towards liberalization of abortion rules
- MTP (Amendment) Bill aims to extend legal abortion services on eugenic, social, therapeutic, humanitarian grounds
- A section of experts say that all women should be included in the law
NEW DELHI : India will soon have one of the world’s most liberal abortion legislations. The Union Cabinet last week approved the amendments to the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act, 1971, which will help strengthen women’s reproductive rights and prevent unsafe abortions.
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