Women Lie and Other Half-Witted Arguments Against Marital Rape Law
From disregarding consent to accusing women of lying, these arguments are both half-witted and sexist.
When Twitter user Damsel in This Dress began rating the top arguments against a law to criminalise marital rape, the responses that she came across were not only half-witted but also reflective of people’s patriarchal mindsets.
Consent? What’s that?
Bhai, consent lena padega? Pagal hai kya?
But women lie...
A misogynist’s favourite ‘fact’.
Hashtag #Purushmukti and #MenEmpowerment.
On Tuesday, The Quint called out Swaraj Kaushal for dismissing marital rape on Twitter. If our leaders and our own government think that marital rape is not a crime, can we really blame the general public for its narrow mindedness?
What are some of the half-witted arguments against marital rape law that you have come across? Share them with us in the comments below.
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