oa De Rebus - Gender Commission reports pervasive gender bias in legal profession
|Article Title||Gender Commission reports pervasive gender bias in legal profession|
|© Publisher:||Law Society of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Sep 2005|
|Keyword(s)||Commission on Gender Equality (CGE), Heads of Superior Courts, Invisible, silenced and largely ignored and Women as clients and as service providers|
The Commission on Gender Equality (CGE) told the Heads of Superior Courts earlier this year that women's experiences, both as clients and as service providers in the legal system, continued to remain invisible, silenced and largely ignored. The CGE said the law could not be seen as a tool to enforce rights in isolation of recognising how 'gendered' the legal system continued to be.
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