Apr 25 , 2024

7 Countries That Don’t Consider Marital Rape a Crime

By True Scoop

India: Around 21% of married women aged 15-49 have experienced marital rape

Pakistan: A survey found that approximately 75% of women in Pakistan have experienced domestic violence, which includes marital rape

Afghanistan: Reports indicate a high prevalence of gender-based violence, including marital rape

Bangladesh: Around 48% of married women in Bangladesh have reportedly experienced sexual violence

Egypt: Studies suggest that there is limited official recognition or legal protection against marital rape

Algeria: There is insufficient data available, but reports suggest that marital rape is not criminalized or well-addressed

Botswana: Limited data is available but marital rape, remains a concern in Botswana

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