https://www.unodc.org/e4j/en/crime-prevention-criminal-justice/module-9/key-issues/1--gender-based-discrimination-and-women-in-conflict-with-the-law.html How might a Forensic Psychologist help to protect women in the justice system? jaapl.orgA Feminist Perspective for Forensic PracticeDespite recent social movements and increasing public awareness, gender disparities persist. These affect daily forensic and clinical practice by providing unexpected obstacles to women professionals and evaluees who face centuries of established bias. State laws may conflict with professional ethics, women experts may be sidelined in important cases, pregnant substance users are prosecuted aggressively, and fetal personhood laws challenge the autonomy of competent adults. Such inequities call for a review of professional ethics and the common male-centered lens of traditional theory. Feminist thinking has played a key role in highlighting the way traditional views of autonomy and rights undervalue the narratives and perspectives of disadvantaged populations. Applying the cultural formulation, telling the full story, and taking a default position in favor of the vulnerable individual, this article advances intersectionality, positionality (narrative), and credibility for understanding the profession's interaction with women.