A VERY TOUGH—BUT IMPORTANT—SUBJECT.
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How would you conjure the image of rape? Being pulled into some dark place, held against your will and forced upon, used and discarded by some stranger?
Except here, you are being violated in your home, forced and used by the husband who promised to love, honour and cherish you.
Sadly, this is marital rape.
Marital rape is considered a form of domestic violence and sexual abuse. Although, historically, sexual intercourse within marriage was regarded as a right of spouses, engaging in the act without the spouse’s consent is now widely recognized by law and society as a wrong and as a crime.
Source : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marital_rape
Marital rape with violence and threats is real, illegal and not defined by colour. This should not be allowed to continue. Mind-sets need to change. A wife is not a chattel, but a life partner and often, the mother of…
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