How the Patna HC and the Bihar govt stalled a HIV+ve rape victim’s abortion

Aditya AK August 18 2017
Abortion

While state governments more often than not exhibit a callous lack of understanding of the law, the same is not expected of courts. And a recent dereliction of duty on the part of both, as well as hospital authorities, may result in dire consequences for an HIV positive rape victim who can no longer abort her foetus.

A Supreme Court Bench of Justices Dipak Misra, Amitava Roy and AM Khanwilkar

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