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India court allows abortion for 13-year-old rape victim

India’s top court on Wednesday allowed a 13-year-old rape survivor to have a late abortion after lawyers said carrying the baby to full term would cause her trauma and agony. The girl is 32 weeks pregnant, well beyond India’s 20-week legal limit after which terminations are only allowed where there is a danger to the life of the mother or ...

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Women in India are 40 times more likely to die of sexual assault

A recent study conducted in three major Indian cities and one American one has sown that women in India are 40 times more likely to die after being a victim of sexual assault than female victims in the U.S. The study was conducted by researchers from the Tata Institutes of Social Sciences in India and Sweden as well as the ...

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Indian rapists get beaten by village women

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No girl will file rape case over a fight: Delhi court

NEW DELHI: While convicting a man for raping a 22-year-old private company employee, a court observed that a girl will not falsely implicate an innocent person on a grave charge like rape because she had a fight with him. It added that not every rape survivor can be expected to immediately run to the police station and file a complaint ...

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