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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Prosecutor Alejandra Mangano and Ms. Marcela Rodríguez, members of the IAWJ and the Association of Women Judges of Argentina (AMJA), bring five people to justice on human trafficking cas. As stated in Clarin, in Córdoba, a bar was working as a brothel where "powerful men bought women to do with them as they pleased." Prosecutor Mangano and Ms. Rodríguez took the case to 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