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Indian court rejects abortion for 10-year-old rape victim

India’s Supreme Court has refused to allow an abortion for a 10-year-old girl allegedly raped by her uncle on the grounds that she is too far into her pregnancy. A doctors’ panel told the court that, at 32 weeks, termination of the pregnancy would be “too risky”. Her pregnancy was discovered two weeks ago when she complained of stomach ache ...

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