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Marital Rape Dehumanizes Wives In The Name Of ‘Tradition’; Why Must We Live With It?

Marriage isn't a a licence for sex, no matter what your 'tradition' says. A woman's bodily autonomy needs to be respected. Criminalise marital rape.

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Married To A Legal Rapist Until Death (Or The Law) Do Us Apart
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Marital rape is still not a crime in India, kept intact so that a husband's patriarchal 'right' over a wife remains. Time it goes.

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The Series Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors Raises Questions Which Shouldn’t Be Ignored
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Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors, a web series which raises important questions about consent and abuse, needs to be applauded for its efforts despite its shortcomings.

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No Means No, Always – We Need To Criminalise Marital Rape Now!

Marital rape is still not a criminal offence in India and a number of women suffer due to it. DOn't you think it's time it was criminalised?

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For Her, Laughter Could Be Got Only At The Steep Price Of Submitting To Her Husband

A few thrusts and grunts later, he rolled off her and drifted off to sleep. Laila adjusted her negligee and started counting imaginary stars in her ceiling.

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Marital Rapes Will Continue Until Indian Women Can Say NO To A Husband Without Consequences
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Marital rape is about more than just physical violation of a wife by a husband. There are layers of emotional trauma that it comes wrapped in.

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