Sex with underage wife is rape, Indian supreme court rules

Sex with underage wife is rape, Indian supreme court rules

Court strikes down law allowing men to have sex with children as young as 15 provided they have married them

India’s supreme court has struck down a law allowing men to have sex with children as young as 15 provided the pair are married.

But the court stopped short of revoking an exception in the country’s criminal law that permits rape in marriage, currently the subject of separate legal proceedings.

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