Why is Marital Rape still not a crime in India?
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Why is Marital Rape still not a crime in India?

While practically every nation in the world recognises unwanted sexual contact between a husband and a wife as a crime, India yet remains to be one of thirty-six nations that has yet to prosecute marital rape. It is a socially accepted norm that after engaging in a marital relation, a wife is considered to give her husband eternal agreement to have sexual relations with her. This makes it highly essential to bring out changes in the marital laws of nations worldwide in order to establish rule of equality and maintain order of justice, especially in a “Nation of Goddesses” like India.

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What are the different Marriage Laws in India?
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What are the different Marriage Laws in India?

In India, the Supreme Court has provided the right to life and liberty under Article 21 of the Constitution. This includes the right to get married. However, in order to be married legally, both the bride and groom must complete certain requirements that are laid down by the laws.

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What is Maintenance under various laws?
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What is Maintenance under various laws?

Marriages are considered to be made in heaven, with nuptials believed to be pre-determined by destiny. However, man has ensured that over time, this match is fettered with a string of legislation. These legislations govern all the areas revolving around the concept of marriage, from the initiation to the breakdown of marriage. The entire concept of maintenance was introduced so that if there is a spouse who is not economically independent, then the other spouse would provide help so that they can make a living. 

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