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Women’s Rights Groups Welcome New Legal Protections Against Sexual Violence in the Maldives, including Marital Rape

NEW DELHI, India, Dec 22 (IPS) - Marital rape has now been criminalized without exception in the Maldives, as part of a raft of significant amendments to the Sexual Offences Act (2014). The First Amendment to the Sexual Offences Act was ratified on 6 December 2021 by President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.Read the full story, “Women’s Rights Groups Welcome New Legal Protections Against Sexual Violence in the Maldives, including Marital Rape”, on globalissues.org →

NEW DELHI, India, Dec 22 (IPS) – Marital rape has now been criminalized without exception in the Maldives, as part of a raft of significant amendments to the Sexual Offences Act (2014). The First Amendment to the Sexual Offences Act was ratified on 6 December 2021 by President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.Read the full story, “Women’s Rights Groups Welcome New Legal Protections Against Sexual Violence in the Maldives, including Marital Rape”, on globalissues.org →

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