Marital Rape

OPEN TO OPINION

VARIETY

 |  7-minute read
Child Marriage, POCSO, Supreme Court, Marital Rape

Sex with minor wife is rape, SC judgment gives hope to fight for criminalising marital rape

Law is never the only solution. It needs to be supported by the people and the society.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
POCSO, Supreme Court, Marital Rape, Child wife

Why Supreme Court outlawing 'sex with minor wife' can help criminalise marital rape

The ridiculous exception under Section 375, IPC has been removed, but we need to take consent within adults in marriage seriously as well.

POLITICS

 |  1.4 minutes watch-minute read
Marital Rape, POCSO, Girl Child, Section 375

Supreme Court criminalising 'sex with minor wife' places the girl child's rights above all

The apex court’s judgment puts in place a uniform system to deal with cases of child sexual abuse.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Marital Rape, Anti-rape laws, Supreme Court, Sex with minors

What the Supreme Court's historic judgment says about 'sex with minor wife'

Now, a marriage irrespective of religion cannot be consummated if the wife is a minor.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Gender violence, Women Empowerment, Domestic abuse, Section 375

A man can rape his wife: Why government doesn't understand marriage

Centre's views on marital rape show complete disregard to consent, and women’s agency over their own bodies.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Section 498a, Domestic Violence, Indian Women, Marital Rape

Shredding government's logic that a man can't rape his wife

A point-by-point rebuttal to the arguments submitted by Modi government.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Women Empowerment, Domestic abuse, Section 498a, Marital Rape

Centre saying marital rape mustn’t be criminalised to save institution of marriage is terribly regressive

Government’s hiding behind ‘misuse’ of Section 498A of IPC shows it has no understanding of consent, mutual respect and equality within marriage.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Marital Rape, Jyoti Singh, Women's Rights, 70th Independence Day

India at 70: Where Indian women stand today

If women’s groups have consistently fought for change, the Indian State has not covered itself in glory where women are concerned.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read

VARIETY

 |  7-minute read
India, Marital Rape, Supreme Court

By not seeing marital rape as a crime, Supreme Court is doing a disservice to Indian women

After attempts to dilute the impact of the domestic violence act, comes the odious observation from the apex court.