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Abortion laws: Why should India revise the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act?

By Syeda Hasan

In India, abortion is not just a legal issue; it is a problem that has social and cultural underpinnings. Apart from amending existing obsolete laws, the government must invest in social and cultural awareness programs to remove the stigma associated with pregnancy terminations so that abortion is not considered a sin and the women who opt for them are not seen as sinners by our society.