Tag: PROVISIONS OF MARITAL RAPE UNDER INDIAN LAW

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MARRIAGE: A LICENSE TO RAPE?

Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code exempts Sexual intercourse by a man with his own wife, the wife not being under eighteen years of age, is not rape. In India, it is perfectly legal for a man to rape a woman as long as they are married. 

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WE ARE HUSBAND-WIFE: MARITAL RAPE AND LAWS

Indian law currently recognises distinct and separate legal identities for husbands and wives, and most of the jurisprudence written in the contemporary age

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MARITAL RAPE AND IPC

As per current law, a wife is presumed to deliver perpetual consent to have sex with her husband after entering into marital relations.