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Indian Girl, 10, Who Was Raped Pleads For Right to Abortion

A 10-year-old girl who says she was raped and impregnated by her uncle is trying to win permission from India's Supreme Court to abort the child, with the girl's parents claiming her body isn't developed enough to carry the baby. ...


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'A Feeble No May Mean Yes': Indian Court Overturns Rape Conviction

An Indian court has overturned a rape conviction against a film director, ruling that a “feeble no” can signal consent, especially in cases where the alleged victim is well-educated. Women’s rights activists said the decision “muddies the water” around consent in a country struggling to c...


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