NRCDV Logo
  • Adult Children Exposed to Domestic Violence
  • Runaway & Homeless Youth Toolkit
  • Prevent Intimate Partner Violence
  • Violence Against Women Resource Library
  • Domestic Violence and Housing Technical Assistance Consortium
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Project
  • Building Comprehensive Solutions
  • National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

img-user-picture.png

 Create an account to save and access your bookmarked materials anytime, anywhere.

  create account  |   login

An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.

Taboos Undercut Nepal’s Marital Rape Law from Women’s eNews, 1/18/12

Wednesday, January 18, 2012


The article reports, “Many women in Nepal say they didn’t know that involuntary intercourse within marriage has been outlawed. Women’s advocates say those who are aware would rather call it a form of domestic violence than marital rape. Devaki Poudel, 39, has kept quiet about the abuse she’s been enduring at the hands of her husband for nearly 25 years. She didn’t want to embarrass her family.”

Read the full article at: http://www.womensenews.org/story/rape/120117/taboos-undercut-nepals-marital-rape-law