India Courts Rule That Sex With Child Brides Is Always Rape

This is a huge victory for feminism and girls' rights.

India's Supreme Court recently ruled that sex with a child is always rape in a huge victory for girls' rights. This…

This decision made on Wednesday closes a legal loophole that historically allowed people who rape underage girls to escape legal punishment. Now, the court has ruled that this clause is "discriminatory, capricious and arbitrary," and that it "violates the bodily integrity of the girl child."

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