Top Court Okays Abortion At 26 Weeks: Time To Overhaul Laws?
PUBLISHED ON: July 4, 2017 | Duration: 25 min, 25 sec
A six-month pregnant woman in Kolkata has been allowed an abortion by the Supreme Court after doctors said her unborn baby had severe cardiac complications and could also endanger her life. The woman and her husband referred to "extreme anguish" in their request for permission to end the pregnancy. Should families have the last word in aborting foetus with disabilities?