conjugal rights


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conjugal rights

n. a spouse's so-called "rights" to the comforts and companionship from his/her mate, meaning sexual relations. Some states allow prisoners to have "conjugal visits" so that they may have private visits and sexual relations with his/her spouse (or "significant other") in a special room or apartment.

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Division Bench comprising Chief Justice Rajender Menon and Justice Brijesh Sethi issued notice while hearing the plea filed by social activist and lawyer Amit Sahni about providing conjugal rights to prisoners.
Withdrawing conjugal rights is the last line of defence in the passive-aggressive cold war.
Rachel Jean-Baptiste, Conjugal Rights: marriage, sexuality, and urban life in colonial Libreville, Gabon.
Pia lamented that while there is an increasing acceptance for the LGBT community in the Philippines, the sector still does not enjoy the same rights, such as the right to marry or have conjugal rights.
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His last parting happened because his wife complained that he was lacking in the conjugal rights department and got him to take a course of herbal rejuvenators made by Madame Sultry Siren.
She's turning on the forced laughter at his terrible quips and physically recoiled when he asked his new TV wife whether he had any "conjugal rights".
"I'm feeling a bit nervous," muttered his faux reluctant TV wife (no conjugal rights) Susanna Reid.
Clinical Psychologists and Psychiatrists have documented enough cases to show that psychological and mental damage have been caused to many husbands by their wives without any recourse to sex, or even by refusal to allow their husbands their conjugal rights. Even the law permits men to seek restoration of their conjugal rights by appealing to the Courts.
"A key suggestion was to mobilise all women in South Sudan to deny their husbands conjugal rights until they ensure that peace returns," organisers said in a statement released on Thursday.
A key suggestion was to "mobilise all women in South Sudan to deny their husbands conjugal rights until they ensure that peace returns," organisers said in a statement Thursday.
When a husband had not only his conjugal rights enshrined in law but also the right to 'discipline' his wife as he saw fit, society very much made women the possessions of their husbands.