Mumbai: 3rd February 2013
The National Commission for Women (NCW) has advised the health ministry to push the time limit for abortions from 20 weeks of pregnancy to 24. “The ministry had asked us to review the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act, 1971. We sent them our recommendation last month,” NCW member Nirmala Samant Prabhavalkar said.
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