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This bibliometric analysis focuses on the study of research publications that discuss how rape is a monstrous and inhumane act even if it is committed by the husband on his lawfully wedded wife. In this study, the authors aim to determine the frequency of such publications with an intention to establish that the problem of marital rape in contemporary society is receiving substantial attention from the researchers, therefore, the research on this subject is increasing. For this research, the data from 2010 to May 2021 has been collected from the Scopus database using VOSviewer software. The study consisted of a total of 146 documents which are classified into articles, book chapters, notes, letters, editorials, conference papers, and reviews. Data collected is analyzed and presented using tables, charts, and graphs. The study reveals the concept of impunity for marital rape in the contemporary context.