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Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019

Age of consent

Nov 15, 2019 18:23
India has the largest number of underage brides in the world and 26.8% of girls marry before they are 18 . This is the age of consent under a 2012 amendment, which makes even those under 18, in consensual relationships, vulnerable to parental backlash,... read more
May 07, 2019 19:38
The fact remains that many of the cases of sexual assault reported to the police dealing with the 16-18 years-old children are consensual in nature and are generally reported at the behest of girl’s parents who disapprove of the teenagers’ conduct read more
Jul 30, 2018 17:28
The MTP Amendment Bill of 2014 is a progressive law, it does not insist that the woman be married and it raises the abortion limit to 24 weeks read more