Judgment and gender in New Zealand - asking ‘the woman question’ in law

16 May 2017

The Feminist Judgments Project Aotearoa is exploring how the law might play out differently if it were interpreted through a feminist or mana wahine lens.

  • Rhonda Powell

More than two-thirds of judges in New Zealand are male, so does gender identity influence the outcome of legal cases? New Zealand is not alone in considering the potential impact of gender bias from a judiciary made up predominantly of pākehā men. Click to read more.

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