Tag: Marital Rape

Violence and Rape in marriage: Dealing with false cases and ‘sheltering’ real survivors
Violence and Rape in marriage: Dealing with false cases and ‘sheltering’ real survivors

Who is making false accusations, and who is telling the truth? God alone knows and we can only pray that karma catches up with the real wrongdoer.

  • Tuesday, 11 October 2022
Supreme Court
Rape to include marital rape for purpose of Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act: SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday said that all women, including the unmarried, are entitled to safe and legal abortion, and also the meaning of rape must be understood as including marital rape, solely for the purposes of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act and any rules and regulations framed thereunder.

  • Thursday, 29 September 2022
Marital rape and Delhi HC verdict
Sex worker entitled to decline consent, but not married woman: Delhi HC verdict

There is no emotional relationship between the sex worker and the perpetrator whereas the relationship between the husband and wife is a package comprising mutual rights and...

  • Thursday, 12 May 2022
Odisha Gender Neutral In Marital Rape
Odisha Gender Neutral In Marital Rape : NFHS-5

While urban males in Odisha are less progressive than their rural counterparts, the urban women seem more assertive about their sexual rights vis-a-vis their rural counterpart

  • Tuesday, 08 March 2022
Marital Rape
Woman Cannot Be Treated As Commodity, Argues Advocate In Marital Rape Case

A woman cannot be treated as a commodity, having no rights to say no, an advocate for a petitioner in the matter related to the criminalisation of marital rape told the Delhi High Court on Monday.

  • Monday, 31 January 2022