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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Sandra Veronica Guagnino, designed and implemented an alternative rule of conduct against gender-based violence (GBV). The IAWJ and AMJA (Association of Women Judges of Argentina) member and Prosecutor of the Criminal Chamber of Buenos Aires, developed this conduct in collaboration with other IAWJ and AMJA members: Hon. Susana Parada, also founding member of AMJA, and GBV and human rights experts, Hon. Susana Medina 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