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The Crux: Did Courts Fail 10-Year-Old Rape Survivor and Mother?

Aug 18, 2017 10:45 PM IST India India

A 10-year old rape survivor has become a mother, after the SC on the recommendation of a medical board denied her permission to abort. Two cases just over the course of this week and many others pending in hospitals and court rooms are bringing to focus a grim irony. Why are these cases coming to courts, why are doctors hesitant to terminate these pregnancies? On The Crux tonight, the many layers to this story.