Tag: MTP Act

With Recent Ruling, India Follows Global Trend of Liberalizing Abortion Laws

Supreme Court rules safe and legal abortion under Indian law applies to all women, regardless of marital status.

Center’s New Factsheet Explains Recent Changes to the Abortion Law in India

Amendment to India’s 1971 law a step forward, but gaps remain.

Factsheet: India MTP Amendment Act (2021)

This Center factsheet, released in September 2022, outlines and analyzes India’s 2021 MTP Amendment Act, which aimed to reform the country’s 50-year-old abortion law, the 1971 Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act.