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Marital Rape

“Rape is rape even if committed by a husband against wife”: Gujarat HC on marital rape

The Gujarat HC observed that rape is rape even if it is committed by a husband against his wife and disagreed with the marital rape exception provided under Section 375 of the IPC.

“It was to tell the audience that an animal is coming”: Actress Mansi Taxak justifies marital rape scene in film Animal

Mansi Taxak further lauded Bobby Deol's performance saying that he was 'commendable' in the scene.

Marital rape not an offence if the wife is above 18 years of age: Allahabad High Court

The court also highlighted that in the anticipated Bhartiya Nyay Sanhita, intended to replace the Indian Penal Code, there is no equivalent provision to Section 377 IPC.

‘Marital rape’ to be included in the definition of rape if a woman wants to abort her child: What the Supreme Court said

While forced sex by a husband is not defined as rape under IPC section 375, it is considered rape for the purpose of the abortion law: Supreme Court

The debate on Marital Rape has no easy answers: Here is why the Delhi High Court gave a split verdict

Justice Shakdher stated that the legal exception provided to husbands in case of non-consensual sexual intercourse is 'steeped in misogyny' and effectively conveys that only the forced sex that happens outside of marriage is rape while forced sex inside a marriage is 'allowed'.

Marital rape debate: Case right now, arguments for criminalisation, and 5 arguments that need to be considered before legislating

A High Court bench is hearing a batch of petitions that argues against the 'marital rape' exception in the Indian Penal Code.

‘Sex with wife even by force or against her wishes not rape’, Chhattisgarh High Court acquits man on charges of marital rape

Chhattisgarh High Court upholds a man's acquittal on charges of marital rape, saying forced sex with legally wedded wife is nor rape

Offensive line from Kartik Aaryan’s monologue in film Pati Patni Aur Woh normalising marital rape to be removed after facing severe backlash

Film Pati Patni Aur Woh created a flutter on social media after Kartik Aaryan's monologue normalised marital rape

Kartik Aryan starrer film Pati Patni Aur Woh which appears to normalise marital rape is an assault on our sensibilities

Unfortunately, bad jokes on 'wife' and 'marriage' are not the only thing that feels like assault on your sensibilities.

My ‘feeble’ outrage and protest over Mahmood Farooqui’s acquittal

No, feeble or otherwise, is an absolute no. Consent is non-negotiable.

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