medical termination of pregnancy act
This was with reference from a seven-member medical board.
The 46-year-old law is among the most liberal in the world, but that's cold comfort to women facing life-or-death situations.
The child is 26 weeks pregnant.
The minor is said to be seriously ill.
"The right to control their own body and fertility and motherhood choices should be left to the women alone. "
The pregnancy may endanger the physical and the medical health of the victim.