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“Considering the gravity of the offence committed by the husband, and the thought process that, as a husband, he was entitled to sexually, physically, and economically abuse his wife to the extent as mentioned in the complaint, goes against the very intent of the law of this country.”

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The courts should strive to strike a balance between the rights of accused and the practicalities of the legal process. In cases, if the trial can proceed effectively with the accused remaining present before the court through alternative means, the court should be flexible in considering prayers made to this effect by the accused.

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Delhi High Court observed that there is no distinct category within child victims of rape as those who are married and those who are not.

Karnataka High Court
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The Karnataka High Court while expressing its shock over unlikeliness of sexual abuse in open places, quashed the charges of sexual harassment and fraud against the petitioner

Madras High Court
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    Madras High Court: In a criminal original petition filed under Section 482 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) for

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    Delhi High Court: In a case filed under Section 482 of Criminal Procedure Code, by an accused who happens to

Bombay High Court
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Bombay High Court: A.S. Chandurkar and Urmila Joshi-Phalke, JJ. allowed a writ petition which was filed by a minor victim of sexual

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Bombay High Court: The Division Bench of Prasanna B. Varale and S.M. Modak, JJ., quashed an FIR filed for an offence under

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Supreme Court: In an interesting case, the Division Bench comprising of L. Nageswara Rao and B.R, Gavai, JJ., acquitted the appellant  who

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Court of Appeal of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka: The Division Bench of K Priyantha Fernando and Sampath B Abayakoon,

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Supreme Court of Pakistan: In a significant decision, the 3 Judge Bench of the Court comprising of Manzoor Ahmad Malik, Mazhar Alam

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“Sometimes the victim of sexual abuse herself does not understand what is happening to them or what is happening to them is wrong.”

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Lahore High Court: While deliberating upon the writ petitions challenging the use and conduct of ‘virginity tests’ especially “Two-finger Test” and “Hymen

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Bombay High Court: Prithviraj K. Chavan, J., while addressing the present matter throws light on the aspect of indulging in prostitution and the

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Uttaranchal High Court: A Division Bench of Ramesh Ranganathan, CJ and R.C. Khulbe, J., dismissed a writ petition that was filed questioning

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Bombay High Court: S.C. Gupte, J., allowed medical termination of 24 weeks pregnancy of 16 year old girl victim of rape & sexual

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Court of Appeal of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka: A Division Bench of K. K. Wickremasinghe and K. Priyantha Fernando,

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The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that 15 minor girls have been rescued

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Supreme Court: The Bench comprising of Madan B. Lokur, Deepak Gupta and KM Joseph, JJ., in its order regarding the horrific chain