Abortion

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Going for an abortion? Read this first

Feeling scared and wondering what to expect when you terminate your pregnancy or have an abortion? Love Matters spoke to gynaecologists to tell you all the essentials before you or a loved one decide to go for a medical abortion.

‘Doctors don’t handle unmarried women well’

If you had to go for an abortion tomorrow, what would be the few things that would come to your mind? Love Matters India asked this question to young people from across India. Here's what they said...

Abortion: top five facts

Abortion - much has been said about whether or not women should have the right to decide to abort a foetus. A lot will depend on your religious or personal beliefs and its legality in your country. Read more on abortions in our top five facts.

Does Indian law allow abortion?

Yes, abortion is absolutely legal in India (under certain conditions) and did you know that women don’t need their husband/parent’s permission to have one? To mark the Global Day of Action for Safe and Legal Abortion, we bust five prevalent myths about abortion in India.

Abortion: myths busted

Abortion is a topic people feel very strongly about, either in favour of or against it. And with all the myths there are, it's good to know which ones are wrong before making up your mind about abortions.

India abortion law set to change

Abortion has been legal in India since 1971. But it comes with a set of conditions. The law is about to be revised. Let’s find out what the proposed changes are.

Will I be able to conceive after an abortion?

Hi Auntyji.. I just found out that I am pregnant and need to go for an abortion as I am not ready for the responsibility of a child. I fear I may not be able to conceive in the future. Is that true? I hope not. Madhu, 22 years, XXXX

Abortion is not a substitute for contraception

Love Matters India brings the best advice from gynaecologists for women seeking an abortion.

Why women choose abortion: 10 common reasons

Abortions are most often a result of unwanted pregnancies. Love Matters brings you 10 common reasons why women or couples seek abortions.

Should I feel guilty after an abortion?

My girlfriend and I opted for an abortion. We weren’t ready to have a child. But now we feel guilty about the whole thing. Was our decision wrong? Ravi (22), Bhopal.

When can we have sex after her abortion?

My girlfriend just had an abortion. I want to know in how many days she may be able to conceive again. Also, I am feeling kind of upset about the whole thing... so help me out here, please. Ishaan (23), Lucknow.

Accessing a safe abortion: Dos and don’ts

In India, the problem with abortion isn’t about legality– it’s about accessibility. The challenge is to make women aware that it is legal and can be done safely.