License To Rape?

Posted on May 2, 2015 in Gender-Based Violence, Staff Picks, Taboos, The Drawing Room

Marital Rape final

Licence To Rape:As per Indian law, a man can violate his wife and not be held accountable, as marital rape is legally not a crime. The MoS for Home recently commented on the issue saying that marital rape can not be criminalised due to various factors that deem it a sacred institution. But just how ‘sacred’ is sexual abuse?