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#India- Man stabs pregnant wife for refusing sex in Mumbai #Maritalrape #WTFnews

V Narayan & Malathy Iyer,TNN | Dec 20, 2013, MUMBAI: A Bhandup rickshaw driver brutally stabbed his 22-year-old pregnant wife on Wednesday afternoon for refusing to have sex. The victim survived the three stabs, but one of the stabs perforated both her stomach and large… Continue Reading →

#India – My Husband -My Rapist- By staying silent, society condones #Maritalrape #Vaw

ARADHNA WAL  | Tehelka  In a sunny schoolroom, off a small dusty lane in Madanpur Khadar, a resettlement colony on the outskirts of New Delhi, a group of 10 women are talking amongst themselves. Some giggle nervously. With a reporter in… Continue Reading →

#India- BILL VS ACT: Confusion over sex crime laws #Vaw #Womenrights

Manoj Mitta | TNN Persisting differences within the Cabinet on the rape Bill will not just make it harder to replace the ordinance on rape laws before it lapses in less than a month (April 4)—the government may also have… Continue Reading →

#India Marital rape: Parliamentary panel supports government’s decision #Vaw #WTFnews

By PTI – NEW DELHI 01st March 2013 08:38 PM A Parliamentary panel today supported government’s decision not to accept marital rape as a criminal offence, saying it could lead to “practical difficulties”. The Justice J S Verma Committee set up… Continue Reading →

#India- The Criminal Law Ordinance on Sexual Assault – Cut, Paste and Shock #Vaw #womenrights

FEBRUARY 5, 2013 tags: Justice Verma Committee, Ordinance on sexual violence 2013 by Nivedita Menon Guest post by PRATIKSHA BAXI  Once the Criminal Law Ordinance 2013 was uploaded, circulated and read many times, an overwhelming desire to mark the ordinance to all one’s students as an… Continue Reading →

#India-The Official Emergency Continues – The Ordinance on Sexual Assault #Vaw

FEBRUARY 3, 2013 tags: Justice Verma Committee, law reform, nirbhaya, rape law,sexual violence by Lawrence Liang Guest post by PRATIKSHA BAXI, The reform of rape law, which was not a priority for more than two decades, seems more like a 20-20 match now. The spectacle of… Continue Reading →

Women and Reasearch Action Group submission to Justice Verma #Vaw

To: The Honorable Justice Verma, Attached and reproduced below are our submission on addressing sexual assault.  We look forward to your final observations and recommendations and hope that they reflect the points and issues we raise in our submission. Sincerely,… Continue Reading →

#MaritalRape and the Indian legal scenario #mustshare #Vaw

Priyanka Rath seeks to bring out the laws regarding rape in India while concentrating on the position of marital rape and its recognition as an offence by the system and the attitude of the society and the judiciary towards marital rape…. Continue Reading →

#India-Criminal recognition to #maritalrape in India is long overdue #Vaw

Madhavi Rajadhyaksha, TNN Dec 4, 2012, 10.26PM IST   MUMBAI: A case in a Delhi court this week has put the spotlight on a crucial lacuna in the criminal justice system in India. Marital rape is not recognised under the Indian… Continue Reading →

#India-‘Forcible sex with wife is not a marital rape’ #WTFnews

 A Delhi Court has passed a judgement that husband’s forcible sex with wife does not amount to ‘ marital rape ‘.  New Delhi, Dec 4/ dainik bhaskar and agencies – In a significant judgement, a court  in India has said… Continue Reading →

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