Nollywood actress Victoria Inyama has reacted to the claims presented by a colleague, Anita Joseph alongside her husband, Michael Fisayo over the nonexistence of rape in marriages.
CANDIID ONLINE recalls that in a previous Instagram video, Anita Joseph argued that a woman cannot claim her husband raped her if he had sex with her even when she wasn’t in the mood.
Anita Joseph had said “Someone told me something she said her husband raped her, she said, Anita what do I do? Should I go to the police? What do you mean by saying your husband raped you? Are you mad?”
Taking to her Instagram page to set things straight, Victoria Inyama in a video maintained that rape in marriages exists.
According to her, there are different forms of sexual harassment that happen in marriages. She expressed that the most important word when it comes to sexual assault and rape is consent.
Victoria Inyama said:
“I have been getting a lot of DMs over Aunty Joseph’s video. Can a husband rape? Yes, a husband can rape his spouse. It depends. Let me define it. Marital rape or spousal rape is the act of sexual intercourse with one’s spouse without the spouse’s consent.
“The lack of consent is essential here because it does not need to involve physical violence. Marital rape is a form of domestic violence and sexual abuse. Husbands can rape the wife. I do not know about a wife raping her husband. The most important thing is: consent is needed.
“A lot of women are constantly raped in their marriage. They are so ashamed to even talk about it. I have experienced it and I am learning about it. The trauma and the damage it causes is beyond your understanding.”
Having had a terrible experience with her marriage and divorce proceedings, it would be recalled that a few days ago, Victoria Inyama disclosed how she was a victim of domestic