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Understanding the offence of Marital Rape in the Indian context

Abstract: This paper puts forth the need to criminalise marital rape by adducing statistics proving its wide prevalence in India. Comparisons have been drawn from the debates that occurred, in United Kingdom and Canada, when they attempted to criminalise marital rape. 3,464 more words

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The Rainbow phenomenon on facebook!!

This post since we’ve been hearing a lot of chatter post the rainbow effect on Facebook.. After the United States Supreme Court passed a ruling that same sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states – making June 26th, 2015 a historic day. 580 more words

The Danger of Social 'Sharing'

It is quite often that we come across “news” and posts that claim outrageous things.

Some of us ignore them, but an incredibly large number of people are fooled into believing them and then these “responsible citizens” do their part by further sharing their newfound knowledge. 426 more words

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Addressing The “Hidden World” Of Child Marriage In India

Introduction

We define child marriage as a matrimonial union with either of the two parties under the age of 18 years, which is a violation of human rights. 1,037 more words

'The World Around' With Anant Mishra

Marital Rape : A Mistake of the Mindsets

Newspapers in the past couple of days have been focusing on the sanctity of the institution of marriage mainly pertaining to the increase in the incidents of marital rape. 380 more words

Opinionated

AIIMS doctor Priya Vedi's suicide note goes viral.

This is really sad news, but it is something that needs to be written about in the hopes that it may help someone else.  Priya Vedi, 519 more words

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The Other Gender

I added another political t-shirt to my t-shirt collection that will one day get me punched. The t-shirt reads: Feminism is the radical notion that women are people… 578 more words

Ryan Arron