Sex With Minor Wife Is Rape: SC Ruling Puts Rape And Child Protection Laws In Sync

BY Edit Platter Desk | PUBLISHED: 12 October 2017

The Supreme Court has upheld the rights of girls who are married between the ages of 15 and 18 years and in doing so has harmonised the IPC with POCSO Act, Juvenile Justice Act and Prohibition of Child Marriage Act… What this judgment has achieved is that it has come to the rescue of girl child or child brides who would have been otherwise degraded, humiliated and destroyed, opines Hindustan Times.

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Source - Editorial / Hindustan Times