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Despite a sensitive understanding of marital sexuality, the judicial discourse on the subject does not involve any mention of consent. The Delhi High Court is currently hearing a constitutional challenge to a clause in the Indian Penal Code IPC that exempts a man from the charge of rape if the victim happens to be his wife. It does not bother the government that currently, the law gives primacy to the husband.
Reproductive autonomy is central to women's welfare both because childbearing takes place in women's bodies and because they are generally expected to take primary responsibility for child rearing. Inthe factors that influence their autonomy most strongly are poverty and belief systems that devalue such autonomy. Unfortunately, such autonomy is a low priority for most societies, or is anathema to their belief systems altogether.
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The philosophical principles underpinning rape law have changed over time. They have sex, only after which he reveals his true identity. Is this rape?
Topic: Women's autonomy. Results 1 - 25 of Women's reproductive health decision-making: A multi-country analysis of demographic and health surveys in sub-Saharan Africa.