“A lot of women, when we think about the sociological barrier, have locked themselves in a mental prison and they can’t imagine getting out of it. Nobody has stopped you but inside your head you just don’t believe it could happen or that you could be a judge at all.”
Judge Amina Augie, Justice of the Supreme Court, Nigeria. Justice Amina Augie visited The Hague as part of a delegation of African Chief Justices. She was the only woman in this delegation. Effective representation of women in justice benefits all of the society. During the event she spoke about her personal experience in becoming Supreme Court Justice in Nigeria.