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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In the Spotlight

IAWJ Member Judge Linda Murnane was honored with the 2019 Mayre Rasmussen Award for the Advancement of Women in International Law by the ABA’s Section of International law. ABA’s Section of International Law, in its 2019 Annual Conference, gave the 2019 Mayre Rasmussen Award for the Advancement of Women in International Law to Hon. Linda Murnane, IAWJ Member and currently Solutions Consultant with LexisNexis in Miamisburg, Ohio. Linda Murnane 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