A young mother in India told police this month that her family forced her to abort her five-month unborn baby after she married the baby’s father against their will.

The Times of India reports the 20-year-old woman from Dombivli, India, accused her parents, three other family members and two doctors of forcing her to have an abortion Dec. 11 at a hospital in Kalamboli, in western India.

Police in Kalamboli said they are investigating, but they have not made any arrests at this point, according to the report.

According to the police complaint, the young woman said she became pregnant out of wedlock in August to a 28-year-old man from Mumbai. Though her parents objected to their relationship because he was from a different caste, she said they married anyway in September.

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Soon after their marriage, her mother allegedly took her to have an abortion, but she refused and walked out of the hospital, the young woman told police.

Then, in early December, the young woman said she went to her sister’s house with her parents where they again began pressuring her to abort her unborn baby.

On Dec. 8, she said they took her to a Kalamboli hospital, forced her to sign an abortion consent form and had her admitted, according to the report. Three days later, she said her parents allegedly instructed doctors to give her a sedative and perform the abortion.

After her unborn baby was aborted, she told police that she heard her father and uncle talk about how they were going to get rid of her aborted baby’s body.

Police inspector Dilip Gujar said the doctors deny the woman’s story, the local news reports.

“They claimed that she did not undergo an abortion at their hospital,” Gujar said.

Forced and coerced abortions are common, with pressure coming from partners, parents, friends and employers. Frequently, coercion is coupled with abuse, and, in some cases, mothers and their unborn babies are abused or killed in other ways after refusing to have an abortion.

A 2014 study, “Associations Between Intimate Partner Violence and Termination of Pregnancy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis,” published in PLOS Medicine, found that intimate partner violence, including history of rape, sexual assault, contraception sabotage and coerced decision-making, was associated with abortion.

Another study by the Elliot Institute found a high rate of coerced and forced abortions among post-abortive women, as high as 64 percent.

LifeNews has been keeping track of reports of forced and coerced abortions as well as abuse when women refuse to abort their unborn babies.

Recent reports include:

Washington, D.C. – Washington D.C. Assistant Police Chief Was Told to Kill Her Baby in an Abortion or be Fired

Kentucky – Man Charged with Murdering His Pregnant Wife and Injuring Her Unborn Baby

England – Nurse Fired, Jailed for Helping Man Force Girlfriend to Abort Unborn Baby with Abortion Pills

Ohio – Doctor Pleads Guilty after Attempting to Murder Unborn Son after Wife Refused an Abortion (Canton Repository)

New York – Woman Says R. Kelly Forced Her to Get an Abortion Against Her Will

Brazil – Pregnant Woman Set on Fire, Killed After She Refused Boyfriend’s Demand to Get Abortion

Michigan – Man Convicted of Assaulting His Pregnant Girlfriend, Trying to Abort Her Baby

India – 15-Year-Old Girl Brutally Raped and Then Forced to Have Abortion

Canada – Man accused of killing toddler tried to force abortion on mother, court records show (CBC)

Minnesota – Man Charged for Allegedly Kicking Pregnant Woman in Stomach after She Refused an Abortion (Star Tribune)

Michigan – Man Charged With Raping Teen, Choking Her Until She Blacked Out Because She Refused Abortion

India – Parents Force Their Daughter to Have an Abortion Because Her Husband Was From the Wrong Caste

India – Abortion Pills Kill Woman 5 Months Pregnant After Partner Forced Her to Take Them

Brazil – Man Kills His Girlfriend’s Unborn Baby By Putting Abortion Pills in Her Vagina During Sex

Pakistan – 14-Year-Old Girl Dies After Rapist Allegedly Forced Her to Have Abortion

Tennessee – Man Kills His Pregnant Girlfriend and Her Baby After She Refuses to Have Abortion

England – Man Threatens to Slit His Baby’s Throat if His Ex-Girlfriend Didn’t Have Abortion

England – Husband Orders His Wife to Kill Their Unborn Baby in an Abortion

India – Police: Former Officer Rapes Teen Girl, Then Forces Her to Kill Her Baby in an Abortion

Florida – Jeffrey Epstein Rape Victim Says She Was Pressured to Have Abortion

California – U.S. Swim Coach Accused of Sexual Abuse, Pressuring Girl into Abortion

Pennsylvania – Man Allegedly Used Abortion Pills to Hide Sexual Abuse of Daughter and Stepdaughter When They Got Pregnant

India – Woman’s Parents Allegedly Strangle Her to Death After She Refuses to Kill Her Baby in an Abortion

Philippines – Police Officer Charged with Raping Intern, Forcing Her to Abort Her Unborn Child

Uganda – Man Stabs 18 Year-Old Girlfriend to Death After She Refuses to Have Abortion

India – Teacher Rapes 13-Year-Old Student, Then Forces Her to Have Abortion

England – Pastor Raped Multiple Women and Children From His Congregation, Forced Them to Have Abortions

Wales – Man Accused of Brutally Strangling His Pregnant Girlfriend, Demanding She Get an Abortion

Texas – Man Jailed for Life After Killing His Pregnant Girlfriend Because She Wouldn’t Abort Their Baby

California – Man Reportedly Forced His Girlfriend at Gunpoint at Take Drugs to Kill Her Baby in Abortion

Wisconsin – Man Allegedly Slipped Abortion Drugs into Pregnant Girlfriend’s Drink

England – Man Allegedly Tries to Force Girlfriend to Abort Their Disabled Baby: “It Would be Cruel to Have a Baby Like That”

Indiana – Teen Kills Pregnant Girlfriend After She Waited Too Long to Get Abortion: “I Took Action, I Took Her Life”

Tennessee – Man Kills Girlfriend and 4-Month Old Baby, She Refused to Abort So He Could Escape Child Support

New York – Attacker Kills Woman 5 Months Pregnant, New York’s New Abortion Law Says Her Baby Isn’t a Human Being

Utah – Man Reportedly Killed His Pregnant Ex-Girlfriend Because She Refused to Have Abortion

Virginia – Doctor Convicted of Spiking Pregnant Girlfriend’s Drink with Abortion Drugs

Hawaii – Man Stabs His Girlfriend More Than Two Dozen Times Because She Refused an Abortion

California – Man Hired Hitman to Kill His Girlfriend and Unborn Son Because She Refused Abortion

Florida – Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Tricking Pregnant Girlfriend into Taking Abortion Drugs

Norway – Man Convicted of Killing Unborn Baby after Slipping Abortion Drugs into Girlfriend’s Drink

Indiana – Man Charged with Attempted Feticide for Allegedly Spiking Girlfriend’s Drink with Abortion Herbs

New York – Man Convicted of Attempted Murder after Secretly Giving Girlfriend Abortion Drugs

Pennsylvania – Abortion Doc Allegedly Tried to Force His Girlfriend to Abort Their Baby, Then Beat Her When She Refused

Colorado – Man Uses a Skewer to Force His Girlfriend to Abort After She Refuses Demand to Have an Abortion

Indiana – Man Tries to Force Pregnant Girlfriend to Have Abortion By Poisoning Her Drink

England – Man Jailed for Tying Up His Girlfriend, Forcing Abortion Drugs Into Her Vagina

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