Depicting Gendered Aspects Of Pandemic In India

Priyadarshani Kumari, Amity University, Patna


The particular article outlines the gender inequality faced by the women specifically in this COVID-19 Pandemic. Undoubtedly the measures like home quarantine or home isolation, work from home helped in combating COVID -19 but drastically increased the risk of rampant domestic violence, gendered division of labor at home &unwanted pregnancies. In this particular article, it has been tried to bring forth the actuality of two genders behind the closed corridors, behind the café curtains and closed casements of apartments. Nevertheless our constitution has always been the protector which always establish gender justice and gender equality through some blessing fundamental rights like article 14, article 15 , article 16 or article 18 and through some acts and legislations like The Protection Of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005, Section 498(A) of IPC. Our societal patriarchal mindset on gender roles and gendered division of labor is still prevailing. This article elucidates different perspectives of gender inequality which jumped up in this pandemic.

Indian Journal of Law and Legal Research

Abbreviation: IJLLR

ISSN: 2582-8878


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