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All women are entitled to a safe and legal abortion process and making any distinction between a married and an unmarried woman in this regard is unconstitutional, the Supreme Court ruled today.

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Sexual assault by husband can take the form of rape, the Supreme Court said in the first legal recognition of marital rape in the country on Thursday, while also ruling that unmarried women are entitled to seek abortion of pregnancies arising out of a consensual relationship at 20-24 weeks....
MTP Act recognises a husband’s act of sexual assault or forced intercourse committed on his wife as ‘rape’, Justice Chandrachud said...
All women are entitled to a safe and legal abortion process and making any distinction between a married and an unmarried woman in this regard is unconstitutional, the Supreme Court ruled today....
"A woman may get pregnant to as a result of non-consensual sexual intercourse performed upon her by her husband. Existing Indian laws recognise various forms of violence," said the bench headed by Justice DY Chandrachud....