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VARIETY

 |  Below The Belt  |  10-minute read
Dipak Misra, Rape, Sexual assault, Marital Rape

Former CJI Dipak Misra says marital rape should not be an offence. Here’s what Mishraji doesn’t know about this crime

Let’s get real. Family values are a joke. Wives in India are treated as slaves. For sex and more.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Consent, Rape Laws, Shashi Tharoor, Marital Rape

Do you think marital rape isn't a crime? Here are five reasons why you are wrong

Only 36 countries in the world have still not criminalised marital rape. India really needs to get out of this list which houses, among others, Pakistan and Afghanistan.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Marital Rape, Women Empowerment, Feminism, Domestic Violence

Why feminism might just be a laughable idea to many women

Domestic violence is such an integral part of women who come from lower-income families that it takes a brave one to take a stand or snap.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Marital Rape, Gender disparity, Sexual harassment at work, Women Empowerment

India, the most dangerous country for women: Why we must take this report seriously

If this survey report does not serve the purpose of a wake-up call, we have little hope.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Female sexual dysfunction, Domestic Violence, Marriage, Victim-blaming

My husband raped me and I was blamed for divorce

Marital rape is not recognised by law. So, eventually the divorce was granted on grounds of irretrievable breakdown of marriage.

VOICES

 |  4-minute read
Crime Against Women, Women, Marital Rape

What marital rape survivors experience every day

Sushma’s story left me bewildered.

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.