The Institute for African Women in Law is a non-profit, non-governmental organization committed to supporting the formidable works of women in law across the continent of Africa and the Diaspora.
The Institute relies on the skills and expertise of highly qualified lawyers, judges and law professors as forerunners in the development of best practices, skill sets and innovative programming for women across the various fields of law.
“When a sleeping woman wakes, mountains move”
Dr. J. Jarpa Dawuni
Hon. Judge Akua Kuenyehia
Dr. Elsje Bonthuys
Professor Ngozi Ugo
Our experts consist of distinguished judges, academics, and lawyers who have excelled in various aspects of the law. They bring with them expertise in specialized areas that are key to addressing a wide range of legal issues domestically and internationally.