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The Indian supreme court ruled that adultery was no longer a criminal offence yesterday.

Common arguments against the law held that it treated women like objects and discriminated against men.

Women’s rights groups in India are celebrating the news, especially following the ruling on homosexual rights two weeks ago, but India’s long-held beliefs about gender and marriage still remain in play.

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Friday, September 28 2018
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