Caribbean bishop calls for stronger rape laws in sexual offenses consultation

[Anglican Communion News Service] Bishop of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands Howard Gregory has called for equal treatment for male and female victims of rape, a clearer definition of rape and an end to the exemption that prevents men being charged with raping their wives. He also called for the current legal prohibition against anal sex to be removed.

A Jamaican parliamentary committee has been set up to review the Sexual Offenses Act and related legislation.

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  1. ROGEMIA TROUP says:

    THEY NEED TO UNDERSTAND THE DIFFERENCE IN HAVING SEX, MAKING LOVE OR FORCED SEXUAL ENCOUNTER. WHEN THERE IS FORCE OR THREATS, THAT IS THEFT OR POWER PLAY NOT SUBMISSION. THERE IS NO BEAUTY IN THEFT.

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