Summary: The rape survivor was brought to the hospital for medical tests on Thursday evening, after which she was admitted for the procedure. A 13-year-old rape survivor from Mumbai, who got a nod from the Supreme Court on September 6 to abort her 32-week foetus, delivered a boy after a Caesarean-section surgery at Sir JJ Hospital, Byculla. The hospital had put together a team of five doctors to conduct the surgery. The child is most likely to be kept at a state-run orphanage and could get adopted. Our judicial activism started in 2008, but will be complete only when the law is amended to extend the abortion deadline to 24 weeks from the present 20 weeks.”. READ MORE

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