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Enibokun Uzebu-Imarhiagbe (2020) Women in the Nigerian judiciary: considerable headway or organised progress?, International Journal of the Legal Profession, DOI: 10.1080/09695958.2020.1750410
Dawuni, Josephine. (2016). Gender and the Judiciary: An Introduction. In Bauer, Gretchen and Dawuni, Josephine (eds.). In Gender and the Judiciary in Africa: From Obscurity to Parity? New York: Routledge.
Dawuni, Josephine. (2016). Ghana: The Paradox of Judicial Stagnation. In Bauer, Gretchen and Dawuni, Josephine (eds.) In Gender and the Judiciary in Africa: From Obscurity to Parity? New York: Routledge.
Dawuni, Josephine. (2016). ‘To “Mother” or not to “Mother”: The Representative Roles of Women Judges in Ghana. Journal of African Law, 60 (3) 419–440. doi: 10.1017/S0021855316000115.
Dawuni, Josephine. (2018). African Women Judges on International Courts: Symbolic or Substantive Gains? University of Baltimore Law Review Vol. 47, 2 (3).
Dawuni, Josephine. (2018). Challenging Gender Universalism and Unveiling the Silenced Narrative of the African Woman Judge. In Dawuni, J., Kuenyehia, A, (eds.). International Courts and the African Woman Judge: Unveiled Narratives. New York: Routledge.
Dawuni, Josephine. (2018). Judge Akua Kuenyehia: Journey of a Women’s Rights Activist. In Dawuni, J., Kuenyehia, A, (eds.). International Courts and the African Woman Judge: Unveiled Narratives. New York: Routledge.
Dawuni, Josephine. (2019). Matri-legal Feminism: An African Feminist Response to International Law. In Ogg, Kate and Rimmer, Sue Harris (eds.). Feminist Approaches to International Law. Edward Elgar Publishing).
Dawuni, Josephine and Kang, Alice. (2015). Her Ladyship Chief Justice: The rise of female leaders in the judiciary in Africa. Africa Today, 62 (2), pp 45-69.
Dawuni, Josephine and Kuenyehia, Akua. (2018). International Courts and the African Woman Judge: Unlocking Doors, Leaving a Legacy. In Dawuni, J., Kuenyehia, A, (eds.). International Courts and the African Woman Judge: Unveiled Narratives. New York: Routledge.
Dawuni, Josephine and Masengu, Tabeth. (2019). Process and Progress: Women and Judicial Appointments to the Bench in Nigeria and Zambia. In, Sterret, Susan and Lee, Walker (eds.), Law and Courts. Edward Elgar Research Handbook.
Escobar-Lemmon, Maria, Valerie Hoekstra, Alice J. Kang, and Miki Kittilson. 2019. "Appointing Women to High Courts." In Research Handbook on Law and Courts, edited by Susan Sterett and Lee Demetrius Walker. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing.
Escobar-Lemmon, Maria, Valerie Hoekstra, Alice Kang, and Miki Kittilson. 2016. "Just the Facts? Media Coverage of Female and Male High Court Appointees in Five Democracies." Politics & Gender 12 (2): 254-74.
Escobar-Lemmon, Valerie Hoekstra, Alice J. Kang, and Miki Kittilson. Forthcoming. "Breaking the Judicial Glass Ceiling: The Appointment of Women to High Courts Worldwide." Journal of Politics.
Elsje, Bonthuys.Gender and Race in South African Judicial Appointment
Masengu, Tabeth. It’s A Man’s World: Barriers to Gender Transformation in the South African Judiciary. Perspectives from Women Advocates and Attorneys (2016) 23, 3 International Journal of the Legal Profession, 305.
Masengu, Tabeth.Standing on the Side-lines clapping; Women and Zambia’s Constitutional Process in Jaap de Visser and Nico Stelyer (eds) Constitution Building in Africa (2015), 48.
Masengu, Tabeth. The Judicial Service Commission and the appointment of Women: more to it than meets the eye’ International Journal of the Legal Profession, May 2019.
Masengu, Tabeth.The Vulnerability of Judges in Contemporary Africa: Alarming Trends (2017) 63, 4 Africa Today, 3.
Masengu, Tabeth.Transformation in the Judiciary’, 8 January 2013.
Masengu, Tabeth.Twenty-Three Years of Gender Transformation in the Constitutional Court of South Africa: Progress or Regression?
Masengu, Tabeth.‘Gender Transformation as a means of enhancing perceptions of impartiality on the bench’ (2016) 133, 3 South African Law Journal, 475.
Masengu, Tabeth.‘A Perspective on Women and Leadership in the South African Judiciary’ (2015) 3 South African Journal of Human Rights, 655.
Masengu, Tabeth.‘Is the appointment of Acting Judges Transparent? De Rebus the SA Attorneys Journal,’ (2015) co-authored with Alison Tilley.
Masengu, Tabeth.‘Courting Controversy: Is judicial activism the only way to tackle gender inequality in Southern Africa?’ OSISA Journal (2012).
Winifred Kamau. Women judges and magistrates in Kenya: Challenges, opportunities and contributions.
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