JUDICIAL STEREOTYPING- A DETRIMENT TO A FAIR TRIAL

Introduction Observing that India is a conservative society, the Madhya Pradesh high court observed in a case of sexual assault involving the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses Act, 2012 that unmarried girls do not engage in carnal activities for fun unless they are assured of marriage. Aparna Bhat v. State of Madhya Pradesh (Aparna... Continue Reading →

Advertisements: Reinforcing gender stereotypes?

Advertisements and cinema have continued to attract consumers despite the problematic contents and visualisations that they project. Discrimination against women and men in this industry of media can often have severe impacts and they continue to promote gender stereotypes and hedonism. Discrimination and value bias embodied in the mass media are not isolated in the... Continue Reading →

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