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Sex with underage wife is rape, Indian supreme court rules

Court strikes down law allowing men to have sex with a child as young as 15 provided the pair are marriedIndia’s supreme court has struck down a law allowing men to have sex with a child as young as 15 provided the pair were married.But the court stopped short of revoking an exception in the country’s criminal law that permits rape in marriage, currently the subject of separate legal proceedings. Continue reading......

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Published By: theguardian.com - Wednesday, 11 October