Therefore, by definition a husband could not be charged with the crime of raping his wife.
It was not until 1993 that marital rape was legally recognized as a crime in all fifty of the United States of America.
Established in 1982 and comprised of the state's nine rape crisis centers, FRIS works with all allied professionals to strengthen services and develop intervention and prevention programs to address sexual violence, stalking, and dating violence.
The majority of women who were physically assaulted by an intimate partner had been sexually assaulted by that same partner.
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Confidential victim services can be secured through any of the nine crisis centers in West Virginia.
Invitation to tender to provide legal advice & representation to the Scottish Women's Rights Centre Rape Crisis Scotland in collaboration with the University of Strathclyde Law Clinic invites tenders to provide legal advice and representation for the Scottish Women's Rights Centre.
The West Virginia Foundation for Rape Information and Services (FRIS) is West Virginia's state sexual assault coalition.