What We Do
Advance human rights and equal justice for women and girls
How We Do It
Empower women on the bench to overcome gender bias in the laws and their application
What You Can Do
Join our network of women judges to benefit from our global expertise and strengthen our collective mission
The International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization whose members represent all levels of the judiciary worldwide and share a commitment to equal justice for women and the rule of law. Created in 1991, the IAWJ has grown to a membership of over 6000 in 85 countries.
You Said It...
"Sextortion violates fundamental ethical standards, because even if an act may not technically constitute a violation of a penal law, people in authority should still not misuse their power by seducing subordinates and individuals over whom they exercise authority, or by enticing them to grant them sexual favors." - Hon. Teresita Leonardo de Castro, PhilippinesMore