articles by Parina Muchhala, Shraddha Chakraborty and Vanshika Dubey

India

Bombay HC decision to stay criminal proceedings against man accused of raping minor wife disrespects rights of rape survivors

The Bombay HC's reasoning behind staying criminal proceedings against a man accused of raping minor wife in a recent case fails to justify why someone facing allegations of grave sexual offences like rape should be allowed to ‘negotiate’ his way out of the crime