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Jamaica: Debate on marital rape

A parliamentary committee debate on the Act that governs marital rape in Jamaica proves blogger Ria Bacon's point that “ratifying and adopting are easy; actually implementing change is more of a challenge.” Bacon recounts how a remark by a senior member of a leading women's NGO restores reason to the debate, while setting the stage for the Attorney General to employ some shockingly unscientific terminology.

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