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India Rules Sex With a Child Bride Is Always Rape in a Massive Win for GirlsâEUR(TM) Rights TAKE ACTION


World  (tags: child marriage, child bride, rape, girl's rights, supreme court, india )

Lone
- 529 days ago - globalcitizen.org
The Supreme CourtâEUR(TM)s landmark decision on Wednesday closed a legal loophole that has historically allowed perpetrators of rape to escape punishment. Take action: Tell world leaders to end child marriage.



   

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Lone F (58)
Wednesday October 11, 2017, 11:22 am
Action taken
 

Trish K (29)
Wednesday October 11, 2017, 11:47 am
Action taken and received
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday October 11, 2017, 1:47 pm
I told them right now! - Thanks, dear Lone :)
 

Animae C (508)
Wednesday October 11, 2017, 6:57 pm
OMG the most annoying web site ever!

NOTED
 

Ed Site Issues V (198)
Thursday October 12, 2017, 3:44 am
S&N, Thanks.
 

Veronica B (35)
Thursday October 12, 2017, 4:42 am
Noted.Thanks Lone.

Agree with Animae.
 

Barb SiteIssues V (202)
Thursday October 12, 2017, 8:08 am
Signed & Noted, Thank you
 

Melania Padilla (123)
Thursday October 12, 2017, 3:20 pm
This is wonderful; I think I signed, I have no idea, this page is weird. Thank you for the good news!
 

W. C (7)
Thursday October 12, 2017, 5:12 pm
Thanks.
 

Raleighaway k (359)
Friday October 13, 2017, 1:03 am
Thanks for sharing
 

Past Member (0)
Friday October 13, 2017, 2:21 am
Noted, thank you so much. It seems that I've taken the action.
 

S J (124)
Friday October 13, 2017, 3:07 am
Meows Lone
 

Freya H (345)
Friday October 13, 2017, 11:03 am
From India? Amazing! Of course, enforcing this law is the tricky part; however, it is a big step in the right direction.
 

Anne K (139)
Friday October 13, 2017, 4:43 pm
Thanks, Lone.
 

Sheila D (28)
Friday October 13, 2017, 5:21 pm
So, even though it's considered rape, they can still be married off long before they turn 18. We'll see how often they actually act on this and arrest the husband.
 

Bonnie Lynn M (1)
Friday October 13, 2017, 5:45 pm
Petition signed. Thank you
 

Peggy B (43)
Saturday October 14, 2017, 8:00 am
GREAT NEWS.
 

William C (0)
Saturday October 14, 2017, 5:51 pm
Thanks.
 

pam w (139)
Saturday October 14, 2017, 8:26 pm
WOW! Now...villagers must be educated and assisted in reporting it.
 

Marija M (25)
Sunday October 15, 2017, 5:32 am
Thank you Lone.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday October 15, 2017, 7:00 am
Yes, but enforcement will be a major issue...especially in the outlying districts.
 

PANDA B (79)
Sunday October 15, 2017, 3:27 pm
thanks,
 

Knud Thirup (53)
Sunday October 15, 2017, 4:08 pm
Tak
 

SylvieBusy A (190)
Wednesday October 18, 2017, 3:40 am
Thank you for sharing.
 
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