Gender sensitisation is a life-long affair, bias can’t be removed in a day: Justice Verma

Gender-sensitisation is a lifetime occupation, said Justice JS Verma at the Idea Exchange programme today, stressing that India should now stop classifying sons as ‘laddoos’ and daughter as ‘pedas’ because the sweet is much cheaper than the laddoo.

Justice Verma has just led a panel to suggest amendments to existing rape laws. He was entrusted by the government to do so after India erupted in protests following the horrific Delhi gangrape.


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