Written by National Association of Women Judges|February 13, 2023|News
On January 24, NAWJ hosted a webinar, Escape from Kabul - and Those Left Behind: The Harrowing "Life-or-Death" Saga of Afghan Women Judges and What the Future Holds, in observation of International Day of the Endangered Lawyer. NAWJ member Judge Delissa Ridgway has provided a written recap of the NAWJ and IAWJ activities that celebrated the day, which includes links to the January 24th webinar, the 2023 basic report on Afghanistan for the International Day of the Endangered Lawyer, and a statement from the United Nations regarding legal professionals in Afghanistan facing extreme risks and needing urgent international support. Click here for the full article.
As a reminder, March 8th will be International Women's Day and March 10th will be the second annual International Day of Women Judges.