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Skewed normatives in India’s judicial discourse on rape

Garg, Medha (2022) Skewed normatives in India’s judicial discourse on rape. South Asia @ LSE (20 Jun 2022). Blog Entry.

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India has relatively strong legal frameworks in place to promote gender equality. However, the achievement of justice and equality for women in their everyday lives remains an elusive goal. Medha Garg analyses some judicial pronouncements from cases involving rape to argue that the judiciary itself often displays patriarchal attitudes that indirectly reinforce sexist and misogynistic norms.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2022 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
K Law > K Law (General)
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2022 13:57
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 11:31

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