Women and Criminal Justice System: Is there a need for Gender Neutrality?

  • Ekta Chandrakar
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  • Ekta Chandrakar

    LLM student at Symbiosis Law School, Nagpur, India

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Criminal justice delivery system is an umbrella term altogether. When it comes to women, it can be understood that their involvement in the criminal justice delivery system is very trivial as compared to that of men. There is usually a preconceived notion that women tend to commit offences of lesser gravity; and the involvement of women with crimes is like a far fledged idea. The general idea is that, if at all women commit offences, it would be of a minor nature. This perception has been so stuck in the minds of people, that once a commission of a crime by a woman is reported, they tend to see it as something which is unnatural. However, as compared to the earlier times, the women’s involvement in committing crimes, and the number of women offenders have increased in a large scale.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 3, Page 5792 - 5799

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.111176

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