Does the death penalty work as a deterrent for rape? Flavia Agnes, lawyer and co-founder of Majlis, explains.
The Court distinguished between a false promise of marriage and one made in good faith but not fulfilled — but the law tells a sobering story of patriarchy in India.
How do media representations of rape accused impact adjudication and law enforcement? Dr. Poulami Roychowdhury, sociologist, explains.
Even if the “law does not recognize marital rape under penal law, it does not inhibit the court from recognizing the same as a form of cruelty,” the bench said.