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Marital Rape

No Country For Women - Rape And Its Many Dimensions

Apr 11, 2021 Annesha Mukherjee

Gender-based hierarchy and patriarchal norms that govern sexual division of labour within Indian households, are key factors responsible for sexual violence against women

Police, Politics, Judiciary: How India Fails Its Women Everyday

Mar 08, 2021 Shruti Gupta

The Hathras rape case brought forward the barbarism of those who sit at the top of gender and caste hierarchical systems.


Marital Rape: Can Marriage Be Taken As A License To Rape?

36 countries in the world have not criminalised marital rape yet and India is one of them, this shows how far the women of the country are from being safe

Can Physical Relationship Between Husband, Wife Be Called Rape: Asks SC

Mar 01, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde granted protection from arrest for eight weeks to a man, accused of raping a woman on the false pretext of marriage


'Ridiculous, Idiotic, Unconstitutional': Activists, Lawyers Reject 'Lynching' For Rapists

Senior Supreme Court lawyer Sanjay Hegde says the very idea of public lynching is 'unconstitutional' even according to the top court, adding the MPs don't realise the 'limits of parliamentary language'.

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16 November, 2019

Can't Deal With 'Adult Humour': John Abraham On Pati Patni Aur Woh 'Marital Rape' Controversy

John Abraham replies exclusively on Pati Patni Aur Woh controversy, says, he cannot deal with adult humour. Check it out.


09 July, 2019

Delhi HC Declines Plea To Direct Centre On Making Marital Rape A Ground For Divorce

Outlook Web Bureau

A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel, and Justice C Hari Shankar disposed of the PIL saying the court cannot direct framing of laws as it is the domain of the legislature and not the judiciary.


10 April, 2019

'He Stands Exposed On Patriarchy': Lawyers Slam Ex-CJI Dipak Misra For Marital Rape Remarks

Preetha Nair

Former Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra's comments on marital rape have created controversy and also reignited the debate over the issue and laws dealing with it.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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