Marital rape exception under Section 375 IPC places institution of marriage over individuals: Karuna Nundy

"The object of rape laws is to ensure that women are not raped. Retaining the Exception will nullify the very object of rape law," Nundy argued in the marital rape hearing.
Marital rape exception under Section 375 IPC places institution of marriage over individuals: Karuna Nundy
Karuna Nundy, Delhi High Court

The marital rape exception under Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) is unconstitutional because it gives primacy to the institution of marriage over the individuals in the marriage, advocate Karuna Nundy told the Delhi High Court on Wednesday [RIT Foundation v Union of India].

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