Wednesday, 13 December 2017

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Sex with child bride is rape, top Indian court rules

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NEW DELHI: India’s top court on Wednesday ruled that a man is committing rape if he engages in sexual intercourse with his wife who is aged between 15 and 18, a landmark decision that will affect millions of child brides. The legal age of consent is 18 years. The law regards even consensual sex ...

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Katrina Kaif: Women should speak up about marital rape

MUMBAI: Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif says women should not silently face atrocities and must speak up about issues like martial rape and other crimes committed against them. The actress says sometimes even educated women succumb to the pressure of societal norms and remain silent on issues which should be raised. ...

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