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Marital rape laws

Title
Marital rape laws
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1991
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Duration
00:03:20
Description
Labour MP, Clare Short on the ruling that rape in marriage will now be a prosecutable crime: how welcome the change is, how long it has taken; the definition of the new law; the continuing difficulty of proving a crime has taken place; the frequency of rape within marriage. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Clare Short
Keywords
Legislation; Crime; Law; Women; Marriage; Married women; Rape; Sexual violence

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