marital rape

AWL’s Press Statement – on the need to criminalise marital rape

  • Posted on: 12 June 2015
  • By: Daniella

10th June, 2015

AWL’s Press Statement – on the need to criminalise marital rape

We refer to the news item carried by the Malaysiakini news portal dated 10.6.2015. It was reported that the Minister in the Prime Minister's Department, YB Nancy Shukri had in her parliamentary written reply, confirmed the retention of the exception under Section 375 of the Penal Code, relating to marital rape.