The law provides certain specific accommodations for rape survivors accessing abortions. A pregnant woman may get an abortion if her pregnancy is a result of rape or sexual assault. The doctor has a legal duty to assume in such cases that the pregnancy gravely affects the woman’s mental health. However, it has to be noted that even if your pregnancy is a result of rape, an abortion can be performed legally, only if the foetus is under 20 weeks. While it is possible to petition the Courts to direct the doctors to perform abortions after 20 weeks, these abortions depend upon the discretion of the Court.0
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