HANDBOOK ON GENDER STEREOTYPES (Syllabus: GS Paper 1 - Issue Related to Women)

News-CRUX-10     17th August 2023        

Context:  In a new handbook , the SUpreme Court offered the correct terms that should be used instead: woman, woman, wife, street sexual harassment, intersex.

  • The 30-page Handbook on Combating Gender Stereotypes aims to free the judiciary and the legal community from the mechanical application of gender stereotypical language in judgments, orders, and court pleadings.
  • The handbook deals with the “so-called inherent characteristics” of women.