Marital Rape: India lags behind in the law

Bar & Bench June 25 2016

by Vikas Pahwa

The debate to criminalize marital rape was given a fresh boost when Maneka Gandhi, Women & Child Development Minister, replied to a parliament question in Rajya Sabha in March this year.

She said,

"Marital Rape as understood internationally cannot be suitably applied in the . . .

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