Marital Rape Isn’t a Crime in India. This Lawyer Is Fighting to Change That -Time

(The article was first published in Time on March 28, 2022) 

  • In 2017, Karuna Nundy wrote an open letter to Indian women, laying out the protections in the country’s constitution if they are raped, assaulted, seeking an abortion, or demanding fair treatment from an employer. “I write to you today so you will know your power,” she wrote. “The State must enforce your basic rights, but you are in charge of your flourishing. Promise me you’ll back yourself when nobody else will.”

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