Friday, 28 January, 2022
TopicMarital rape

Topic: marital rape

Marital rape law is necessary. Women cannot be expected to quietly accept violence in marriage

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3.9% Indian women who were ever married reported sexual violence from spouse, 9.7% in Karnataka

Indian law does not recognise marital rape as a crime. Delhi HC is hearing a batch of pleas challenging exception to marital rape under sexual assault laws.

Kerala’s sexual fantasies see a lot of couple ‘swapping’. But one case shows what it really is

Couples interested in 'swap' just turn to Messenger, Telegram, and Twitter DMs to find sexual partners. But in Kerala, it has reached a whole new level.

‘Exemption, more than exception’: Amicus Rebecca John slams IPC law on marital rape in Delhi HC

Arguing to declare the exception for marital rape unconstitutional, senior advocate John said the notion of marriage as an alliance of unequals could not be allowed to continue.

Men on ‘marriage strike’ against marital rape laws. Some people laugh, say good riddance

As the Delhi High Court hears the plea on marital rape, #MarriageStrike has seen more than 68 thousand tweets in the last 2-3 days.

If it’s rape, problematic to exclude it from punishment because of marriage, Delhi HC observes

A special bench is hearing a plea challenging IPC exception to marital rape. Amicus Rajasekhar Rao submits that law violates constitutional right to equality, life and liberty.

‘Which provision of which law is not misused?’ Delhi HC on IPC exception for marital rape

The court is hearing petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the 2nd exception to Section 375 of IPC that defines rape, but doesn't allow it to be applied to a married couple.

‘Have 50 nations got it wrong?’ Delhi HC asks as it looks into IPC exception for marital rape

Delhi High Court, hearing petitions challenging exception to marital rape under India’s sexual assault laws, says ‘difficult to appreciate’ that rape affects only unmarried women’s dignity.

Supreme Court recognises sexual right of all women. So how is marital rape still legal?

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

‘Sexual activity with wife does not amount to rape, even if by force’ — Chhattisgarh HC

Justice Chandravanshi stated an exception under Sec 375 of IPC, stating "sexual intercourse/sexual act by a man with his wife, her not being under 18 years of age, is not rape."

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