image description
# 663937
USD 36.59 (Book Not in Ready Stock, will take 45-60 days to source and dispatch)
- +

The Right to Say No : Marital Rape and Law Reform in Canada, Ghana, Kenya and Malawi

Author :  Melanie Randall , Jennifer Koshan , Patricia Nyaundi

Product Details

  • Country United Kingdom
  • Publisher Hart Publishing
  • ISBN9781509936694
  • FormatPaperBack
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Year of Publication2020
  • Bib. Info328 p,156 x 234 x 17.53mm
  • CategoriesCRIMINAL LAW
  • Product Weight458 gms.
  • Shipping Charges(USD)

Product Description

Marital rape stands at the intersection of the socio-legal issues arising from both domestic violence and sexual assault. For centuries, women who suffered sexual assault perpetrated by their spouses had no legal recourse. A man's conjugal rights included his right to have sexual intercourse with his wife regardless of whether she consented. This right has been recognised in law, and still is in some jurisdictions today. This book emerges from the research undertaken by an innovative, multi-country, academic, collaborative project dedicated to comparatively analysing the legal treatment of sexual assault in intimate relationships, with a view to challenging the legal impunity for and inadequate legal responses to this form of gendered violence.

Product added to Cart