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Judicial Journeys: From the Bar to the Bench: Justice Monica Mugenyi


Justice is often depicted as a woman, yet, the role of women judges in promoting justice remains an uphill battle due to intersecting challenges of patriarchal institutional cultures, persistent gender norms and social perceptions of women.

In this series, we present Judge Monica Mugenyi, a jurist from Uganda whose judicial journey has often been marked by being the youngest in her cohort. Listen to the two-part video on her journey through practice as a lawyer to becoming a judge and the first woman Presiding Judge on the Court of First Instance of the East African Court of Justice.


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