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Almost 40 Per Cent of Women Suffer Forced Sex as Men Still Refuse to Use Condoms: Study

August 2, 2016

(India Today) – A report in the Indian Journal of Community Medicine’s latest issue highlights Rani’s suffering to underscore how many women face sexual and physical violence from their husbands over disagreement on safe sex. The study conducted by the departments of obstetrics and gynaecology and family planning at Delhi’s University College of Medical Sciences also shows that several victims silently tolerate the torture, believing it’s their destiny. Of the 500 women who participated, about 46 per cent said they could not use condoms because it was their husbands’ decision.

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