Women need legal protection from marital rape and all kinds of "sexual perversity" by their husbands, a Delhi court has said, while dismissing bail plea of a man who was accused of raping and forcing his wife to indulge in unnatural sex with him.
A victim of marital sexual abuse cannot be discriminated against only because she is the wife of the offender and has to be treated as any other rape victim, a Delhi court has observed while denying bail to a man accused of sodomising his pregnant wife.
In the wake of protests by women`s groups over the criminal law ordinance ignoring suggestions of Verma Commission on criminalising marital rape and reviewing AFSPA, government defended the proposed legislation.
Britain’s broadcasting watchdog OFCOM has launched an investigation against the country’s leading Muslim TV channel – the Islam Channel – after it was accused of encouraging “marital rape” and promoting hatred and intolerance.
A Malaysian man who forced his wife to have sex with him has been sentenced to the maximum five years in jail, in what appears to be the country`s first successful prosecution under a new law against stop marital rape.