Right to make reproductive choices is central to the idea of dignity of a woman: SC

The Supreme Court (SC), in a case relating to pregnancy borne out of sexual intercourse on the false pretext of marriage, for which a case under Section 376(2)(n) of the IPC has been filed by the survivor, allowing the survivor to terminate her 25-weeks old pregnancy, has held that “…the right of dignity entails recognising the competence and authority of every woman to take reproductive decisions, including the decision to terminate the pregnancy.