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When husbands are abusers: Indian rights groups file petition to criminalise marital rape

By France24
27 February 2022   |   1:41 pm
In India, a loophole in the penal code states that rape within marriage is not against the law if the wife is over 14 years old. Two rights organisations have now filed a petition with the New Delhi's High Court seeking to criminalise marital rape, but the move has polarised public opinion.

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