It may be a fairly ordinary task if you're doing it in your kitchen.But standing in the middle of the street on what was only her third official engagement, Kate Middleton could be forgiven for feeling a little shaky.Footage shows baseball bats and golf clubs being wielded as men and women clash, with some being knocked to the ground.A man in shorts can be seen swinging a bat at a rival, before he and another exchange repeated punches and tumble to the ground.Always at ease: Relaxed Kate slipped into black boots and stood under an umbrella when their official visit took them to the countryside.She also poured herself a glass of water during a welcome break One officer using binoculars kept watch from the rooftop of the Robinson & Cleaver building directly opposite, and at least two others, also using binoculars, positioned themselves on the top of City Hall, just few away from the Union Flag which fluttered in a gentle breeze.Marital rape is more widely experienced by women, though not exclusively.Marital rape is often a chronic form of violence for the victim which takes place within abusive relations.
Antrim Senior officials at the Northern Ireland Office who were heavily involved with Buckingham Palace in organising the trip did not confirm William and Kate even planned to make the visit until their aircraft landed in east Belfast.
These views of marriage and sexuality started to be challenged in most Western countries from the 1960s and 70s especially by second-wave feminism, leading to an acknowledgment of the woman's right to self-determination (i.e., control) of all matters relating to her body, and the withdrawal of the exemption or defense of marital rape.
Most countries criminalized marital rape from the late 20th century onward—very few legal systems allowed for the prosecution of rape within marriage before the 1970s.
It is recognized as rape by many societies around the world, repudiated by international conventions, and increasingly criminalized.
The issues of sexual and domestic violence within marriage and the family unit, and more specifically, the issue of violence against women, have come to growing international attention from the second half of the 20th century.