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Sep 28, 2017
Mahmood Farooqui walks free in rape case: Parliament must fix 'Section 90' of IPC that allowed acquittalEvery day the conflict between sections 90 and 375 of the Indian Penal Code exists, men like Mahmood Farooqui can walk free despite committing a heinous crime like rape
Aug 31, 2017
Debate over marital rape: Talks of morality empty without equal rights for womenA presumption of harassment of the husband should not prevent the State from legitimising the right of the wife to seek justice for flagrant violations against her body
Aug 09, 2017
After much debate, Supreme Court says marital rape cannot be considered criminal offenceThe raging issue whether to make forced marital intercourse and sexual acts part of offence of rape in penal law has been extensively debated and now it cannot be considered as a criminal act, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday.
May 03, 2015
Law on marital rape: Why the Domestic Violence Act is a reasonable substituteFeminists want the law to criminalise marital rape. But the provisions of the domestic Violence Act can also provide succour in the absence of one. After all, if a marital rape allegation succeeds in court, it can only mean divorce.
Apr 03, 2013
Anti-rape bill now a law after President Pranab's assentPresident Pranab Mukherjee has given his assent to the anti-rape bill, providing enhanced punishment for rape, making stalking and voyeurism criminal offences and fixing the age of consent for sex at 18.