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Case under MTP Act registered in Kalka

A woman who was six to seven weeks pregnant tried to induce abortion through a kit her husband had bought from a friend
Kalka police registered a case under the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971, on Thursday, after woman tried to destroy her foetus using an abortion kit.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Kalka police registered a case under the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971, on Thursday, after woman tried to destroy her foetus using an abortion kit.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Nov 20, 2020 12:52 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Panchkula | By HT Correspondent, Panchkula

Why India needs a new MTP Act?

The aged and outdated Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act 1971, continues to be a hindrance in reproductive rights of women in modern India.
The Union health ministry has drafted a fresh Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) (Amendment) Bill, 2019 which is under inter-ministerial consultation.(iStockphoto)
The Union health ministry has drafted a fresh Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) (Amendment) Bill, 2019 which is under inter-ministerial consultation.(iStockphoto)
Updated on Sep 01, 2019 01:09 PM IST
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