xv, 198 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
9781138856493 (hardback) 1138856495 (hardback) 9781315719603 (e-book)
Routledge research in gender and politics ; 5.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Foreword / Judge Mabel Agyemang Gender and the judiciary in Africa : an introduction / Josephine Dawuni Egypt : the lingering battle for female judgeship / Mahmoud Hamad Botswana : delayed indigenization and feminization of the judiciary / Gretchen Bauer and Rachel Ellett South Africa : a transformative constitution and a representative judiciary / Cathi Albertyn and Elsje Bonthuys Nigeria women judges enhancing the judiciary / Hauwa Ibrahim Tunisia : a new constitution and more women judges / Salsabil Klibi Tanzania : women judges as agents of judicial education / Mi Yung Yoon Benin women judges promoting women' rights / Alice Kang Ghana : the paradox of judicial stagnation / Josephine Dawuni Rwanda : balancing gender quotas and an independent judiciary / Jean-Marie Kamatali Gender and the judiciary in Africa : conclusion / Gretchen Bauer.