News-Coffee9-150x150Welcome to 104th edition of The Pixel Project’s VAW e-News Digest!

In Malaysia, an anti-rape campaign targeted at men sparks debate about marital rape in Islam, with some scholars denying its existence and some acknowledging it. Marital rape is still not recognised as a crime in many countries, including India.

In Scotland, Clare’s Law starts to take effect and six women have been the first to apply it in order to find out if their partners have a history of violence. The law was named after Clare Wood, who was killed by a serial abuser despite her attempts to learn of his violent past.

Spain is raising the minimum age of marriage to 16 from 14 in an attempt to thwart exploitation and forced marriage. Prior to this, Spain had one of the lowest ages of consent in the world.

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