India: Abortion Law


Abortion Law

Under the 1971 Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act, abortions may be performed by a registered physician in a government-approved hospital or facility during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy. 


Misoprostol Availability

Misoprostol and Mifepristone are widely available in the pharmacy.


Additional Resources:

WHO Maternal Mortality Statistics, link.

UNICEF Maternal Health Statistics, link.