The IAWJ President, Dr. Susana Medina, urgest that the next Secretary General of the United Nations should be a woman with a vision for international gender equality. Below is a message from Dr. Susana Medina. Gender equality is a human rights issue. Women are more than half of the world population, however, they are underrepresented in international organizations, courts and government bodies. This
Today, while we celebrate International Women´s Day, I would like to greet you, my sisters, members of the International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ). We, Women Judges of the world, have an unmatched opportunity to give Justice a more human face, a more sensitive face, to deliver a service closer to people; in order to make the system more effective, efficient and independent.