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14-year-old girl who became pregnant after being raped denied an abortion by Indian High Court

The victim, who has not been named, is more than 24 weeks pregnant, and is currently studying in high school in the Sabarkantha district in north Gujarat, in the west of the country.

As reported by the Indian Express, The petition for the girl’s abortion was brought by her father, but was rejected by Justice Abhilasha Kumari on 23 July, as she was more than 20 weeks pregnant, the legal limit for abortion.

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