Abortion: A Socio-Legal Perspective

  • Vanshika Ahuja,
  • Urvashi Badoliya
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  • Vanshika Ahuja

    Advocate in India

  • Urvashi Badoliya

    Advocate in India

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Abortion! The multi-faceted, concerns aspect of law, religion, ethics and medicines. Abortion has become a social issue over time despite being a women’s personal choice. The first thought which comes to our mind when we hear this word is NO, how can we kill someone who is not even born? But the issue is right of women over their reproductive choice. The basic premise of abortion is having complete control over the body including the right to prevent unwanted pregnancy. Abortion is a matter of choice and not a debatable social issue. Abortion does not punish the unborn child but not having an abortion punishes the woman all her life. To lead to suggestions to solve this grave issue, the article discusses the history of abortion from a national and international perspective. The article also lights on the Medical Termination of Pregnancy act with significant recent socio-legal developments and provides an overview of abortion law..




International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 1, Page 1688 - 1693

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.114235

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