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 100 countries.

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The Hon. Magarette Toussaint Georges (Haiti), has been nominated by Presidential Decree as Minister of Justice and Public Security. Judge Toussaint Georges, Vice President of the Haitian Chapter of the IAWJ (CHAIFEJ), is the first woman nominated to the position in the history of the Haitian Government.  If she is appointed, she would also be the first woman in Haiti's history to become Read More

IAWJ Leadership Corner

Meet the IAWJ President, Hon. Vanessa Ruiz. Upon being sworn in as IAWJ President, Hon. Vanessa Ruiz commenced her presidency noting that values of "liberal democracy that accept the rule of law, human rights and inclusiveness” are being rejected in a number of countries; that judges and courts, the safeguards of these values, are under challenge and attack. “To make equal justice a Read More