Among the points that alliance of women’s groups from Gujarat raise the question of the definition of rape and demand for a more broad and encompassing one and call it sexual assault. Also they stress the role of marital rape here, but also they problematize outdated wording in general . Further, they demand gender specific laws in order to make it easier for women to prove sexual assault. But also other intersection with regard to sexual assault have to be included, like caste, religion, sexuality, race and power hierarchies. The legal discussion of rape is too female-male-centered. Following, here the specific issue of acid attacks is discussed as a separate offense. However, here also sexual assault online and via phones is brought up. It is demanded to consider these offenses more seriously by law.
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