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Marital Rape | Supreme Court | Marital Rape Status In India | MTP Act | MTP English News | News18

Marital Rape | Supreme Court | Marital Rape Status In India | MTP Act | MTP English News | News18The Supreme Court on Thursday held that provisions in the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act (MTP Act) excluding unmarried women from the right to terminate pregnancy beyond 20 weeks violates Article 14 of the Constitution. In a first, the SC also legally recognised marital rape in the country. A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud, AS Bopanna, and JB Pardiwala held that the distinction between married and unmarried woman cannot be sustained.#supremecourt #maritalrape #englishnews

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