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Apr 24, 2018
Narendra Modi says govt determined to act on issue of rape, urges people to 'make sons more responsible'Narendra Modi said the promulgation of an ordinance on rape demonstrated his government's determination to act on the issue, but stressed that people had to respect their daughters and make their sons more responsible for an atmosphere of safety
Dec 21, 2017
Sweden to amend rape law after MeToo campaign, new regulation requires 'explicit consent' before sexual contactUnder new Sweden law, rape could be proven if accuser didn't give their explicit consent or clearly demonstrate their desire to engage in sexual activity
Dec 08, 2017
Minor girl in critical condition after being raped, set on fire in Madhya Pradesh; two accused men on the runA minor girl was allegedly raped and burnt alive by two men in Sagar district of Madhya Pradesh
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.
Apr 24, 2017
Marital rape: Legitimised by law, protected by courtsThe marital rape question remains untouched by courts because the myth of familial zone of privacy perpetrated by the State needs to be kept alive.
Mar 29, 2017
Anti-rape law: Concerns that women will misuse 'draconian' law is why our legal system so murkyThe petition puts forward a pretty skewed representation of the anti-rape law, by projecting the idea that rape cases are easy to win, when, in fact, rape convictions were at a five-year low last year.
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