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Indian court speaks up about marital rape, says it should be criminalized

In an unprecedented move, the Gujarat High Court observed yesterday that by making marital rape a criminal offense, the “destructive attitudes” that promote it could be removed. The observation comes as debates are brewing in India on the  criminalization of marital rape. Section 375 of the Penal Code, which defines the offense of rape, has […]