Latest News on Marital rape
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Dec 04, 2017
After SC outlaws sex with minor wife, Delhi HC to take up issue of marital rape on 2 JanuaryThe Delhi High Court said the issue of marital rape, an act in which a spouse indulges in sexual intercourse without the other's consent, was of huge ramifications and tremendous importance.
Nov 09, 2017
'Marital rape a disgraceful offence’: Gujarat HC's ruling progressive, but mere condemnation of practice rings hollowMarital rape is not yet a criminal offence in India, though the matter has been debated by legislators, policymakers and the civil society for a long time.
Oct 31, 2017
SC says consent of husband not needed for abortion: Progressive judgment but concerns aboundThe Supreme Court, last week, ruled that abortion is an exclusive right for women and said that the husband's consent is not needed for it.
Oct 22, 2017
Don't lambast Supreme Court for flawed legal position on rape within child marriage, elect better politiciansInstead of lambasting the Supreme Court for being slow to reaffirm that sex with a minor wife is rape, we should resolve to vote better. Making huge legal changes is the legislature’s job.
Oct 15, 2017
SC terms sex with minor wife as rape: Govt will have to fight entrenched mindsets to implement rulingActivists believe that the new SC ruling terming non-consensual sex with a minor wife as rape will act as a deterrent against child marriage but implementing it will be a challenge
Oct 12, 2017
Supreme Court declares sex with wife below 18 illegal: Legislature must now step up to criminalise marital rapeAfter the Supreme Court verdict, it is sooner the better, that the law accords criminal liability to a married man for raping his wife. The legislature should take the lead.
Oct 12, 2017
Sex with wife below 18 is rape, rules SC; Tells Centre, states to take proactive steps to prohibit child marriagesThe Supreme Court ruling that sexual relations by a man with his minor wife would be considered rape will be instrumental in preventing child marriages
Oct 11, 2017
SC says marital rape can't be considered criminal: Tradition doesn't justify assault, child marriageBetween the debates on child marriage and marital rape, the apex court leaves out completely the concept of consent.
Oct 11, 2017
Supreme Court rules sex with minor wife between 15 and 18 years as rape, sets right historic wrongThe Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that sexual intercourse with wives between 15 and 18 years of age will be considered to be rape.
Oct 10, 2017
Supreme Court to declare verdict on plea challenging rape law tomorrowThe Supreme Court is likely to pronounce on Wednesday its verdict on a plea challenging the validity of an exception clause in the rape law that permits intercourse or sexual act by a man with his wife, not below 15 years.