Articles with tag: gender justice

The Law’s Gender

Entanglements and Recursions — Three Stories from Sri Lanka

This essay discusses the encounters of several Sri Lankan women with the law and its multiple loci – whether that is the police station, the courtroom, or the special investigative units of state authorities. In doing so it undertakes an analysis of gendered power relations that operate through and within the law in Sri Lanka and the specific sites at which the women experience its procedures and authority. […]