Marital rape: the numbers don’t lie

The data assumes more importance since household-level data on the nature of human relationships is rare in India and the National Family Health Survey being famously delayed.

BY RUKMINI S.

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The International Centre for Women (ICRW) and United Nations Population Fund’s (UNPFA) new study provides some insight into societal expectations of masculinity, son preference and the impact on violence against women. Among the findings is some data on sexual violence within relationships. The data assumes more importance since household-level data on the nature of human relationships is rare in India and the National Family Health Survey being famously delayed.

Click here to read the results at The Hindu.