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The IAWJ Continues to Highlight the Plight of Women Judges in Afghanistan

Published on 10/20/2021

"They are women who had the effrontery to sit in judgment on men,” said Susan Glazebrook, President of the judges’ association and a justice of the Supreme Court in New Zealand. "The women judges of Afghanistan are under threat for applying the law,” she added. “They are under threat because they have made rulings in favor of women according to law in family violence, custody and divorce cases.”

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