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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 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.
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
Delhi High Court agrees to hear plea seeking to criminalise marital rapeDelhi High Court agreed to hear an organisation which is supporting the petitions to make marital rape a criminal offence
Mar 14, 2016
'It is an issue of consent, not culture': UNDP chief Helen Clark on marital rapeJust days after Maneka Gandhi's remark, UNDP chief Helen Clark said that the issue is not one of culture, but of consent. Further, she added that if India failed to criminalise marital rape, it would be in flouting the Sustainable Development Goals(SDG) it has adopted, according to an interview with The Hindu
Feb 19, 2015
Delhi HC dismisses rejects PIL seeking marital rape be made criminal offenceThe Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to entertain a PIL challenging a provision in the penal law which does not consider as rape the sexual intercourse of a man with his wife who is a minor noting that a similar matter has been junked by the apex court.