Feminist scholars do not have a singular, shared understanding of gender. The understanding of gender has been a deeply contested matter within feminist literature. This paper is focused on eliciting key elements from distinct feminist schools of thought concerning the question of what constitutes gender, and the related question of what makes a “woman” (and “man”), in order to provide insight for a more effective and inclusive definition of gender in international criminal law and human rights law.
Kaushal, Tanushree. 2019. Defining Gender for International Criminal Law and Human Rights Law: Translating Feminist Theorisations. Working Paper 10 | 2019. Geneva: Gender Centre, The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies.
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