Tag: Marital Rape

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UP Wife’s Demands for Justice Remains Unheard as India Lacks Marital Rape Laws

 
/ July 24, 2019

A woman in Uttar Pradesh has been a victim of forced sexual intercourse by her husband while the law does not consider it “rape”.

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Rape by Any Other Name Would Still be Rape

 
/ August 22, 2018

52 countries have criminalised marital rape. But in India, lawmakers supposedly fear destabilising the institution of marriage. It’s not fear, it’s misogyny.

A Body of Pain – Questioning Marital Rape on Valentine’s Day

 
/ February 14, 2017

Video Volunteer’s correspondents Usha Patel and Babita Maurya talk about sexual consent in UP’s villages Today is Valentine’s Day. There will be hearts and candies and flowers, at least in the metros. There will also be rapes, in both cities and villages. Legally sanctioned, “sacramental”, marital rapes inside homes. The...