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VARIETY

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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

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Section 377, Male sex abuse, Sexual assault, Rape Laws

Men can be raped, and women can rape: Why Indian laws need to change for a more equal society

To tackle sexual assault and violence effectively, we need to free our laws of gender stereotypes.

VOICES

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Rape of minor girls, Rape Laws, Child sexual abuse, Death penalty

6 reasons why death penalty will not deter child rapes

It is not the severity of the punishment that will deter crime; rather the surety of punishment that helps.

VOICES

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Sexual assault, Victim shaming, Rape Laws, Mahmood Farooqui

Rape laws may change in India, but what good is it if the mindset of courts doesn't?

There are myriad problems with the Mahmood Farooqui case and its verdict.

VOICES

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Rape Laws, Delhi High Court, Rape, Mahmood Farooqui

Verdict acquitting Mahmood Farooqui of rape charges is worrisome

The concept of 'feeble no' introduced in the case of Peepli Live's co-director allows rapists the room to twist facts in the future and confuse judgments.

VOICES

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Marriage, Rape Laws, Age of Consent, Feminist movement

Why is a woman's sexual freedom taken for granted in India?

The age of consent should have nothing to do with age of marriage.

VARIETY

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Women's safety, Bombay High Court, Rape Laws

A ‘yes’ when drunk still means ‘no’: Bombay HC on consent for sex offers hope

This could prove to be a milestone in women’s search for justice in a country where gender sensitivity is light years behind.