Women’s Rights in the Balance as India Weighs Criminalizing Marital Rape
By Saumya Uma
India's Supreme Court is poised to deliver a landmark judgement that may make marital rape a crime, a fiercely debated subject with roots in colonial law.
In India, a Man Can Still Legally Rape His Wife
By Bansari Kamdar
Marital rape, colonial hangover, and patriarchal impunity 73 years later.
Marital Rape: A Crime Left Unseen and Unspoken in the Chinese Legal System
By Hannah Feldshuh
China is one of only 10 countries that has not criminalized rape in marriage.
Misunderstanding Consent: When Indian Courts Interpret a Woman’s 'No' as a 'Yes'
By Priyanka Borpujari
Even in India's courts, blaming the victim continues to take precedence over a woman’s consent.