The recently concluded Delhi High Court Bar Association election serves as a grim reminder of the fact that the Bar has been slow to accept women lawyers.
It is time that the Supreme Court performs a balancing act to make the higher judiciary a more representative institution.
Using male pronouns perpetuates negative stereotypes and has a negative influence on the shaping of cultural and social attitudes.
Between 1950-1989, 92.2% of the Supreme Court comprised male brahmins and other forward castes. Not much has changed since then.