Not Above Societal Prejudices

Bar & Bench March 8 2013

By Vinita Sithapathy

Having to deal with gender stereotypes isn’t unusual for a woman in India. You usually learn to face it, at times with a polite smile, but often also through gritting teeth or a strong word of protest against an unfairly prejudicial statement. In a country where the sex ratio is abnormally skewed, and where the political class routinely undermines the legitimate right of women to protest, it is no surprise that a substantial segment of the . . .

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