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 time has come for men and women to start giving concrete expression to the discourse about violence against women in order to start coherently and bravely building, from a feminist narrative, societies capable of recognizing the value in the body of women." - Dr. Cecilia Palomo, Mexico
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In the Spotlight

Magistrate Gloria Poyatos Matas (Spain), IAWJ Board Member, wrote an article for the Huffington Post about motherhood as an exception in the "normality" of a male labor market. You can read the article here. Dr. Cecilia Palomo (Mexico) participated in a reflection on the teaching of law in times of pandemic for the IV° International Congress on Teaching of Law, organized by the 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