First Woman Judge to be Appointed to the Supreme Court of Jordan

19 sep 2017

Euromed Feminist Initiative would like to congratulate judge Ihsan Barakat for becoming the first-ever woman to be appointed as a Supreme Court judge in Jordan.

On September 14, the Judicial Council issued a decision in which Mrs. Ihsan Barakat, judge at the Amman Court of Appeal has been appointed as a judge in the Kingdom’s Supreme Court, making her the first woman in Jordan to reach the highest position in the judiciary.