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Under-19 abortions high in Mumbai, reveals RTI query


Under-19 abortions high in Mumbai, reveals RTI query
The Indian Express

A query under the Right to Information (RTI) Act has revealed that at least four women died due to complications arising from abortion in 2016-17 after undergoing medical termination of pregnancy (MTP) at Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)-run hosp

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