Marital rape is a crime

MARITAL RAPE IS A CRIME

Marital rape is a crime

The definition of what represents Rape was widened only lately in response to a horrible critical assault in New Delhi in 2012. This choice - that makes India one of 49 states that don't criminalize marital rape - has come under fire from women's rights supporters around the world. The U.N. Committee on Elimination of Discrimination Against Women suggested that India change its position in July 2014. Again, in March 2016, United Nations Development Program Chief Helen Clark went on record to say India would run afoul of the Sustainable Development Goals it is embraced if it does not amend this law. 

That group comprises Maneka Gandhi, union minister for females and child growth, who'd previously backed the criminalization of marital rape. That doesn't mean there are not voices in India speaking out against marital rape. In 2015, two different pleas were presented to the Supreme Court to ask the law to be amended by removing the marital rape exclusion. What she wanted next was the capability to bring him to justice for repeatedly raping her. The law as it stands today quantities to a situation approved license granted to the husband to break the sexual independence of his own legally wedded wife, the plea stated. 

The study said, the most typical reason that men cited for rape was linked to sexual entitlement - a belief that males possess a right to sex with women no matter consent. In India, in accordance with the Hindu Marriage Act, considered marital relationship is reasonable grounds for dissolution of the relationship and divorce. So any lady that has been sexually attacked by her husband is stuck with the same limited choices as Gaur: She may only apply for protection along with a restraining order under the Domestic Violence Act or under Section 498A, which punishes a husband with up to 3 years in jail on grounds of cruelty. Kamlesh Kumar Mishra, a legal adviser at the Human Rights Law Network, was the.awyer who filed the first public interest litigation in the Supreme Court addressing Gaur.




Name:

Email:

Contact

Comment:

Comments

    Crack in the Manipur Government: Health Minister Resigns

    Cracks have started appearing in the month-old Manipur government led by the BJP coalition. Jayentakumar of National People’s Party has submitted his resignation; he was in charge of four Read More


    Party Supports Ravindra Gaikwad after 'No-fly' Order

    Shiv Sena, an ally of BJP, is far from taking any step against MP Gaikwad who manhandled an airlines employee in Air India. Several airlines along with Air India has booked the MP’s

    Read More


    Bahubali

    RJD MP Mohammad Shahabuddin is now a free man. He is set to walk out of jail after 11 years. Patna high court has granted him bail in the Rajiv Raushan murder case. We all know him for running the Read More


    Eve Teasing

    The Indian media's continuing use of the euphemism eve teasing when addressing instances of sexual harassment has to end. An Oxford English Dictionary definition for Tease is To tempt someone Read More


    Privilege to the Poor: Babasaheb's Theory Followed by Modi Government

    14th April is a great day for the Indian nation, as it is the birthday of Dr BR Ambedkar; Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi sincerely participated in the national program to offer respect Read More


    Industries and States Face the Heat of Liquor Ban

    Supreme Court’s recent order of liquor ban around 500m of all national and state highways has cast havoc on the liquor industry, hospitality sector and state revenues. The restaurants, pubs Read More


    Join Politics

    By Nitten Gokhaley

    Nitten is a consultant journalist based in Pune and he writes on crime, politics, as well as business. 

    According to Read More


    Mumbai ATS Catches Suspected Terrorists

    Five people suspected to be connected with terror groups were nabbed in Mumbai after an excellent teamwork by the ATS of UP and Mumbai, Andhra Pradesh CI and Delhi Special Cell. Nazim Shamshad Read More


    Women Hinduism

    In ancient India, ladies were treated equal to males and in fact they were believed to be superior to men in several facets. It's indeed remarkable to notice that the word for strength and Read More


    After Election, Modi can do major reforms

    The results of elections in five states have been much better than the estimates for BJP.  Stock market expects the government to accelerate its reform process. Government can accelerate Read More