A person shrugging their shoulders to indicate a lack of knowledge about a particular topic, or a lack of care about the result of a situation.
Displays as raised shoulders, sometimes in conjunction with raised arms and flat hands. The shrug gesture in text (emoticon) form is known as a shruggie and typed as: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
The Unicode character Shrug ("Person Shrugging") does not specify a gender though is displayed as a woman on most major platforms. See also Woman Shrugging or Man Shrugging.
Person Shrugging was approved as part of Unicode 9.0 in 2016 under the name “Shrug” and added to Emoji 3.0 in 2016.