In a judgment which could have significant impact on divorce cases, the Kerala High Court has ruled that marital rape can be a good ground to claim divorce.
Aug 06, 2021
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Though marital rape cannot be penalised it is a valid ground to claim divorce: Kerala High Court [Read Judgment]
The Court held that in modern social jurisprudence, spouses in marriage are treated equally and husband cannot claim supremacy over wife on her body or individual status.
Marital rape, sexual harassment
Kerala High Court
Justice A Muhamed Mustaque
Justice Kauser Edappagath