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AseanPlus News 19 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

Lawyers and NGOs back proposed marital rape law

LAWYERS and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have welcomed calls to look into making marital rape a crime, an issue that was discussed in Parliament this week.

Letters 10 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

Make marital rape a crime

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Letters 09 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

When rape within marriage is not a crime

Malaysia inherited English common law, which provided that 'when a woman marries, she is deemed to have given herself to her husband and is his property and thus he has a right to her body.' The question of marital rape therefore does not arise.

Nation 24 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

No politics, students told

EMPLOYEES and students of institutions of higher learning will get the sack if they are found to have participated in campaigning at the Kuala Berang by-election, I>Utusan Malaysia/Ireported.

Lifestyle 24 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Getting marital rape in the book

Right to rape? Does marriage give the right to a husband to demand sex from his wife? Does she have the right to refuse? If he then forces himself on her, is it considered rape? S.S. YOGA examines these questions and the issue of marital rape in Malaysia.

Letters 11 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Women should shed feelings of inferiority

T.S. RAMASAMY of Kuala Lumpur says women should learn to rid themselves of their self-imposed feelings of inferiority and wives must not unreasonably rebel against the natural realities in their matrimonial homes.