Exception for marital rape under Section 375 IPC must be viewed as an instrument of oppression: Rebecca John

John drew a parallel between the struck down Section 497 which criminalised adultery and Section 375 to argue that both the provisions highlight dominance of one partner over the other in a marriage.
Exception for marital rape under Section 375 IPC must be viewed as an instrument of oppression: Rebecca John
advocate rebecca john with delhi high court

Senior Advocate Rebecca John argued before the Delhi High Court that if a woman is subjected to sexual intercourse without her consent, then the exception to Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) should be viewed as an instrument of oppression [RIT Foundation v. Union of India].

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