The Marital Rape (Prevention) Bill, 2019-09-15
Amity Univeristy, Kolkata
West Bengal, India
Volume II – Issue V, 2019
Legislative measures have been mad stringent enough to punish the offence of rape harshly and to increase the safety standards of women in the country. However if the problem is in the domestic front, no matter how much external protection is given to the woman, she will lie vulnerable. Marriage as a sacred institution definitely needs to be respected, but at the same time, any misconduct in the interpersonal relationship of marriage cannot evade the protection given by the Rule of Law provided in the legal system.