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Title: Law and gender: an emerging fault line in social cohesion?
Authors: Nair, Tamara
Keywords: DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
Issue Date: 2016
Source: Nair, T. (2016). Law and gender: an emerging fault line in social cohesion? (RSIS Commentaries, No. 089). RSIS Commentaries. Singapore: Nanyang Technological University.
Series/Report no.: RSIS Commentaries, 089-16
Abstract: In an extraordinary twist to the gender equality rhetoric, a woman escapes a stiffer sentence for sexual assault because the law under which she was charged “does not cover women as offenders”. The case signals a need for Singaporeans to look more comprehensively at how to maintain social cohesion and secure the homeland.
Rights: Nanyang Technological University
Fulltext Permission: open
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