Tag: section 375 ipc

Marital Rape Within Prohibited Child Marriages

By Sumit Kumar Suman, CNLU INTRODUCTION A judge in India has officially confirmed that rape laws do not apply to married couples — once you’re legally wed, forced sex is no longer a crime.[i] Historically, “Raptus”, the generic term of rape was to imply violent theft, applied to both property and person. It was […]

Section 375: Analysis of Provisions Relating to Rape

By Soumya Singh Chauhan, UILS, Chandigarh Editor’s Note: The rape laws of the country were amended in the year 2013 after the Justice J.S. Verma Committee Report, to address the prevalent inadequacies. This paper analyses in detail, the provisions of the amended Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code. It […]