spousal rape

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Rape of a woman by her husband or common law partner, which is often part of battered wife syndrome
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spousal rape

Forensic medicine Rape by a husband or common law partner, a violent crime and a component of battered wife syndrome. See Assault, Date rape, Domestic violence, Rape.
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