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India Just Moved To End Decades Of Injustice And Criminalise Marital Rape!
Indiatimes

Criminalising marital rape: Will Maneka Gandhi beheard?

Little over a month ago Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi had invited the wrath of the women's rights activists when she told the Rajya Sabha that a slew of factors including illiteracy and social customs made it impossible for ... Yahoo! India, 1 week ago
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Hindustan Times

Ashiana gang rape: 11 yrs on, main accused held guilty

After an 11-year-old long wait for justice, the main accused in the Ashiana gang rape case, Gaurav Shukla, was finally convicted by the fast-track court here on Wednesday. The brutal crime that sent shockwaves through the state took place on May ...
 Hindustan Times2 weeks ago

Handle with care

The question whether marital rape should be treated as a criminal offence should be handled with care. While the Justice J.S. Verma Committee called for marital rape to be made an offence, a parliamentary panel has observed that if the issue of marital rape ...
 Asian Age1 month ago
The Freepress Journal

Family system will be stressed if marital rape is criminalised

— By megha | Mar 15, 2016 03:42 pm New Delhi: A Parliamentary panel has observed that if the issue of marital rape is brought under law, the entire family system will be under great stress. Minister of State for Home Haribhai Chaudhury said in Lok ...
 The Freepress Journal1 month ago Criminalising marital rape will stress family system  The Hindu1 month ago Criminalizing marital rape will hurt family, says parliamentary panel  Times of India1 month ago Family System Will Be Under Great Stress If Marital Rape Is 'Criminalised'  NDTV1 month ago
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New Indian Express

Time to Make Delhi Safe for Women

Delhi is often termed as the rape capital of India. According to NCRB, the city accounts for 21.41 per cent of total crime against women, with a 27 per cent increase in rape cases in the last year. The Nirbhaya case brought the issue of crime ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago
Hindustan Times

It is time for real action on marital rape

Given the Modi government's commitment to improving the lot of women, we would expect proactive attempts to ensure gender justice. But the parliamentary standing committee on home affairs in its latest report has steered clear of declaring marital ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago

Marital rape: Can the govt shirk away from its responsibility by blamingpoverty?

Last week the country celebrated International Women's Day, along with the rest of the world but the celebrations also served as a reminder of how Indian women are being denied their rights as well as their rightful place in the country. As a ...
 Yahoo! India1 month ago

Why marital rape must be a crime

The question whether marital rape should be treated as a criminal offence has once again arisen after Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi repeated the government's stand in a written reply in Parliament. She said, The ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

In the court, I tried to never make anybody feel small

Justice Leela Seth. The first woman ever to top the Bar examination in London and the first woman Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court, Justice Leila Seth speaks to Srija Naskar about a life lived by the law. Leila Seth needs no introduction.
 Sunday Guardian Live1 month ago

Letters To The Editor 19th, March, 2016

Easter supplement is very informative Jason Verma, Suva Thank you Fiji Sun for the highlights on Easter for a very informative supplement, I am sure a lot of people will now know the true meaning of Easter and those who would have ...
 Fiji Sun1 month ago
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