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Delhi HC to hear men's rights NGO on plea opposing marital rape today

In Marital rape, the spouse indulges in sexual intercourse without the consent of the other

ANI  |  New Delhi 

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The High on Wednesday will hear a plea, filed by an NGO, opposing several petitions to make marital a criminal offence.

The is representing men, victimised by alleged misuse of gender laws, and has filed the in the

A on August 28 had allowed the intervention application by NGO, Men Welfare Trust, and allowed it to address the

In Marital (or spousal rape), the spouse indulges in sexual intercourse without the consent of the other.

The argued that the issue affected a large number of men, who are vulnerable in getting victimised by the women, who at times file false and domestic violence cases.

It also claimed that in a marriage, a person gives his or her spouse the permission to have sex, which then cannot be termed as

First Published: Wed, August 30 2017. 10:28 IST
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