Daily Archives: October 22, 2017


India: Landmark Ruling Criminalizes Sex With A ‘Child Bride’ But Enforcement Won’t Be Easy

India’s Supreme Court passed a landmark ruling against sexual relations with an underage bride, claiming any relations would constitute as rape. The court ruled that if a man engages in sexual intercourse, with or without consent, with his wife who is aged between 15 and 18, he would be committing […]


More Than 200 Russian Citizens Detained During Anti-Putin Protests

Instead of celebrating, thousands of Russian citizens across the country spent Vladimir Putin’s 65th birthday protesting the Kremlin and his restrictive control of elections and free speech. Alexei Navalny directed the protest rallies. Navalny is currently Putin’s only tangible political opponent and is currently serving a 20-day jail sentence for […]