Pune: 21st August 2012
Eighteen weeks pregnant, she had two weeks left to have a legal abortion. Yet every private hospital in Pune turned her away, with gynaecologists afraid to touch her. The hapless woman thought of seeking help from the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) unit of state-run Sassoon General Hospital but finally, officials there said, lost her nerve as she did not want an abortion at a hospital that was not “hygienic”.
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