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Mar 15, 2016
Family system will be under great stress if marital rape is criminalised: Parliamentary panelA Parliamentary panel has observed that if the issue of marital rape is brought under law, the entire family system will be under great stress.
Mar 13, 2016
Maneka Gandhi, are you saying men can rape their wives as long as some 'family values' are intact?If we are upholding marriage as a cultural ethos and justifying rape within marriage as permissible, then perhaps, Maneka Gandhi, should see the problem in that.
Sep 29, 2014
California adopts 'yes means yes' law in sexual assault casesThe legislation says silence or lack of resistance does not constitute consent. Under the bill, someone who is drunk, drugged, unconscious or asleep cannot grant consent.
Mar 04, 2014
Delhi Court: Treat marital rape victims equal to other sexual abuseVictim of marital sexual abuse cannot be discriminated against only because she is the wife of the offender and has to be treated as any other rape victim, a Delhi court observed
Mar 04, 2014
Health Ministry issues fresh guidelines for treating rape victimsHospitals to set up a designated room for forensic and medical examination of victims. The two-finger test outlawed, dubbed unscientific.
Mar 04, 2014
Delhi helpline for women set up in Nirbhaya's honour may shutReports claim that the '181 helpline', which receives close to 3,000 calls from distressed women everyday, has not paid its employees in two months, and their contracts have not been renewed.
Dec 27, 2013
Chennai Express to Kejriwal: Celebrating year of aam aadmiJust like Kejriwal's larger message -- it’s not about me, it's about the little guy -- 2013 proved to be the average Joe's year from fighting for stronger anti-rape laws to proving the critics wrong on Chennai Express.
Dec 03, 2013
Dear Indian Men, breathe, you're not 'under a siege'In an effort to raise his own and the Tejpal camp's spirits, Mehrotra observes many literary giants have jail terms to their name.
Jun 05, 2013
Need to set up mechanism for safety of women, children: PMPrime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday sought setting up of an institutional mechanism for safety and security of women and children, especially in urban areas, saying collective action was required for their protection.
May 26, 2013
Vengeance and Vendetta! Delhi HC says rape law is misused by womenJustice Kailash Gambhir said rape law was often misused by women as weapon for "vengeance and vendetta" to harass and blackmail their male friends by filing false cases to extort money and to force them to marry them.