Hamara Kanoon – Law On Abortion In India ( भारत में गर्भपात पर कानून)

Law on Abortion in India Most Important USA Supreme Court Judgment on Abortion : Roe v. Wade 410 U.S. 113 (1973) Right to Privacy was broad enough to encompass a woman’s decision whether or not terminate her pregnancy. But the woman is not entitled to terminate her pregnancy at whatever time, in whatever way, and for whatever reason she alone chooses. Need to balance woman’s right to privacy and state’s interest in protecting the live of the unborn child and the health of the mother. What is the law on Abortion in India? Under the IPC, 1860, Abortion was completely illegal. The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971 Abortion can be done only till 20 weeks of pregnancy. A woman can abort till 20 weeks only on fulfillment of certain conditions. Condition (i) The continuance of the pregnancy would involve a risk to the life of the pregnant woman or of grave injury physical or mental health. Condition (ii) There is a substantial risk that if the child were born, it would suffer from such physical or mental abnormalities as to be seriously
handicapped. Where any, pregnancy is alleged by the pregnant woman to have been caused by rape, the anguish caused by such pregnancy shall be presumed to
constitute a grave injury to the mental health of the pregnant woman. No pregnancy of a woman, who has not attained the age of eighteen years, or, who, having attained the age of eighteen years, is a lunatic, shall be terminated except with the consent in writing of her guardian. If the length of the pregnancy does not exceed 12 weeks then opinion (in good faith), is needed of one medical practitioner. If the length of the pregnancy is between 12 weeks to 20 weeks, then opinion (in good faith) is needed of two medical practitioners.

34 Replies to “Hamara Kanoon – Law On Abortion In India ( भारत में गर्भपात पर कानून)”

  1. thank you for making us understand laws in such a simple way.
    you have taken a great social responsibility. thank you mam alot go ahead and enable indians legally

  2. I think your intention is great one but some people who are used this for their personal uses through criminal intention ;then ?
    I think awareness of law is great but its depend on time or place or persons,otherwise its defeat to real victims.

  3. mam ager baby one month ka ho to ky uske gharwlo usko kise bhi thr se daraa dahmka k uska bachaa girne chhye to kyy ye sshi hai ya galtt?

  4. Mera house ka bagl mey dusra ka jamn hea or o tree lagata hea mera ghear key di wol sata key or uski dali mera gar ky upear or 1 2 nahi pury 1o 2o to tree lagany ka nieam baty help mee

  5. Avani ji you are good speaker and good advisor, I like your speach.
    please tell me you give me full details crpc 1973.

  6. Madam Belgium has a time limit of 12 weeks, 14 weeks since the last menstral cycle. There are only 4 countries that have no legal restrictions or time limit for abortion :- Canada, Vietnam, China and North Korea. In USA there are some states which have no legal restrictions and time limit on abortion :- Washington DC, NY, Maine and Hawaii.
    Australia's law differ according to different states, Albania has a 12 weeks limit and Under Israel laws termination of pregnancy after 24 weeks must be approved by 6 different health committees.

  7. Anyway the child abortion have to be stopped anytime ,anymoment ,anywhere for this government will make law
    Because many innocent foetal is being killed if the government don't make the law for it then rapists n antisocials will be strong more n more.
    According to my opinion teeth for teeth n blood for blood law will be implemented strictly
    Natural never be broken it is god gift
    Killing or abortion to foetal is equal to killing God
    Oneday I shall challenge to government about this matter.
    After getting achieve Bollywood will make a movei my autobiography .

    Plzz mam reply me about my comment.

  8. Mam me apse contact krna chahte hu mujh btaye bina mera husband ne abortion pill de h khane me or jab bleeding hue tab mujh pta chla h

  9. or yadi madam koi laday pragenacy ho or wo bina apne pati ki abortion kra deti h to pati ko kaya karana chahiye

  10. If an unmarried above 18 girl gets pregnant by accident from her boyfriend while being mutually agreeing not to marry, does the guy have any rights to ask her to abort the child or can he get a no obligations contract signed from the girl if she is denying to abort?

  11. Jab najayaj peasa vasuli ho or jawab mangane par jawab na dekar peasa lena chahe kanoon or na dene par jail bheja jaye to kya karana chahiye andhe kanoon ko sabak sikhane ke liye

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