The Issue of Marital Rapes in India – Explained, pointwise

For 7PM Editorial Archives click HERE → Introduction According to the UN Women’s 2011 report, out of 179 countries for which data was available, 52 had amended their legislation to explicitly make marital rape a criminal offense. However, India is one of the countries where marital rape is yet to be even recognized. Recently, the Kerala High Court held… Continue reading The Issue of Marital Rapes in India – Explained, pointwise

Marital Rape: An indignity to women

Source: This post is based on the article “Marital Rape: An indignity to women” published in The Hindu on 31st August 2021. Relevance: Understand the issue of Marital Rape.  Synopsis: The marital rape exception is antithetical to women’s dignity, equality and autonomy. Introduction Recently, the High Court of Chhattisgarh decided a criminal revision petition. The… Continue reading Marital Rape: An indignity to women