Tag: gender

Female foeticide

By Gayatri Loomba The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata Editor’s note: Female foeticide is the gory practise of sex-selective abortion, which renders the girl child a victim of the highest degree of gender-rooted prejudice. This paper examines the factors leading to the continuance of this practice despite […]

Gender Relations

Ayushi Singhal, NUJS GENDER SOCIALIZATION. One of the routes adopted to understand the origins of gender differences is the study of gender socialisation- the learning of gender roles with the help of social agencies like family, media etc. The approach of gender socialisation makes a distinction between biological sex and […]