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Gender Stereotypes in Laws and Court Decisions in Southeast Asia

Studies concepts of gender stereotypes in Southeast Asia, how they violate women’s rights and influence on laws and court decisions. Mentions gender sources and types of gender stereotypes, such as sex-stereotype, sexual stereotype, sex-role stereotype, and compounded stereotype. Discusses on a linkage between gender stereotypes, legal process, and state obligations under international human rights law. Presents legal systems and gender-based violence cases interfered by culture and gender stereotypes from Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam.