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Rechtswissenschaftliche Fakultät Center for Islamic and Middle Eastern Legal Studies

New Delhi, 11 October 2017

India's Supreme Court criminalizes intercourse with minors even in the garb of marriage

India's top court stuck down a decades-old clause in the country's rape laws permitting a man to have sex with his wife if she is aged 15 to 18 - ruling this to be rape, and therefore a criminal offense.

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