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Marital Rape Exception: Have women control of their own bodies? What Hindu scriptures say!

Marital Rape Exception: Have women control of their own bodies? What Hindu scriptures say!

Marital Rape Exception: In pronouncing the end of the marital rape exception, the Karnataka High Court has delivered a nuanced judgment Over the last several months, arguments challenging the constitutionality of the marital rape exception in Section 375 of the IPC had gripped the Delhi High Court. While the judgment in those petitions is still awaited, in one clean swoop[Read More…]

by 07/04/2022 Comments are Disabled Patriarchy
The Embarrassing Discourse on Marital Rape

The Embarrassing Discourse on Marital Rape

It is embarrassing to any right-thinking person to read that since January 7, a two-judge bench of the Delhi High Court has been conducting daily hearings of a clutch of petitions asking for the marital rape exception under the Indian Penal Code to be struck down. India remains one of the few countries in the world that does not treat[Read More…]

by 09/02/2022 Comments are Disabled Patriarchy
Criminalize Marital Rape in India: Marriage is not a License to Rape

Criminalize Marital Rape in India: Marriage is not a License to Rape

“When a stranger does it, he doesn’t know me, I don’t know him. He’s not doing it to me as a person, personally. With your husband, it becomes personal. You say, this man knows me. He knows my feelings. He knows me intimately and then to do this to me – it’s such a personal abuse.”1 Gravity of Domestic Violence[Read More…]

by 21/12/2020 Comments are Disabled Patriarchy
Marital rape- Why still not a crime in India

Marital rape- Why still not a crime in India

To Indian ladies above 15: ‘Think before you marry’ – By section 375 exception 2 of IPC When I searched for the status of marital rape in India, the first link that popped up had content that was both bizarre as well as mind wobbling – ‘It says Section 375 of IPC considers the forced sex in marriages as a[Read More…]

by 20/12/2020 Comments are Disabled Patriarchy
Marital Rape Judgment, Gender Justice And RSS Position

Marital Rape Judgment, Gender Justice And RSS Position

The Supreme Court recently gave the judgment that sex with minor wife can be considered a rape but if 18 years and beyond, marital rape cannot be considered a criminal offence. As per exception 2 of section 375 of IPC sexual intercourse by a man with his own wife, the wife not being under 18 years of age, is not[Read More…]

by 03/12/2017 Comments are Disabled Patriarchy
The Living Dead – The Untold Stories

The Living Dead – The Untold Stories

The clogged channels of my mind were set into action by an innocent status of a friend recently. -“I would’nt shoot the man who made the cage , but the bird that sings happily inside “! The complexities that lay enmeshed within these simple words taking me by surprise ! A coin has two sides …the beauty being they never[Read More…]

by 06/10/2016 2 comments Patriarchy