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Medical Termination of Pregnancy


Why the MTP Bill is not progressive enough

March 24, 2021 8:53 am

The Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2021, discounts women’s bodily autonomy and reeks of ableism.

MTP Bill’s proposal for a bureaucracy to vet abortions is ill-judged and impractical

February 11, 2021 9:45 am

Requiring pregnant persons to navigate a bureaucratic web of authorisation will inevitably lead to delays and thereby impede access to safe and legal abortion services.

Why your nearby chemist doesn't have abortion pills, and why he should stock them

August 19, 2020 12:30 pm

A new study throws light on the availability of prescription-based medical abortion drugs with chemists as a way to prevent early abortion care costs among other benefits for women exercising their choice of terminating pregnancy

Madras HC allows termination of pregnancy of 14-yr-old rape victim

May 05, 2018 12:06 pm

A medical test had confirmed that she had a "single intra-uterine pregnancy of around 18 weeks' gestational age".

Proposed law to let homoeopaths perform abortions triggers row

November 08, 2014 3:06 am

IMA protests, body of obstetricians and gynaecologists welcomes move.

HC allows HIV-positive girl to abort

December 07, 2013 1:06 am

It ordered that a medical board be constituted to terminate her pregnancy.

487 sonography,222 mtp centres inspected in 5 days

June 06, 2013 2:10 am

The state health department has inspected 487 sonography and 222 Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) centres as part of the drive launched June 1.

In foeticide crackdown,legal abortion too stops

August 21, 2012 2:16 am

As checks mount in Maharashtra after the Beed scandal,doctors turn women away,abortion pills vanish from stores

Centre accepts state proposal on sonography clinics

October 01, 2011 1:31 am

The Centre has accepted the state government’s recommendation not to permit standalone sonography clinics and abortions beyond 12 weeks if the reason given is failure of contraceptive.