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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"I strongly believe that corruption and unethical practices significantly affect development and progress, in addition to hindering the stability of states." - Judge Mina Sougrati, Morocco
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In the Spotlight

"Five things you might not know about the [UK's] Supreme Court president," Lady Hale. BBC News recently published an article with five facts about IAWJ's Past President, Baroness Brenda Hale. Among those facts are that she is the first female president of the UK's Supreme Court, she is a legal trailblazer, and that she will be retiring at the end of the year. 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