Cheating with impunity

A story goes around the world (Issue III/2020)


Ever since the end of May 2020, married people in Taiwan are no longer punished if they cheat on their spouse. The Supreme Court ruled that such a law would violate the constitution. The constitution guarantees sexual self-determination. Previously, infidelity in marriage was punishable by one year in prison, but in practice it was usually turned into a fine. In recent polls, the majority of Taiwanese still favoured punishing infidelity.



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