Gender Justice Uncovered Awards

And the winners are...


  • 2017 Jury
  • Elizabeth Odio Benito
  • Javier Bauluz
  • Sonita Alizadeh
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GAVEL AWARD NOMINEES 2017

Decisions that Promote Gender Equality
Bronze
Girls

Minimum Age for Marriage

The High Court of Tanzania ruled that the Law of Marriages Act violated equality provisions of the Constitution by setting a minimum age to marry of 18 for men, but only...

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BLUDGEON AWARD NOMINEES 2017

Decisions that Negatively Affect Gender Equality
Gold

She Wanted It

The High Court of Kenya finds a 23-year-old man not guilty of the crime of child defilement, claiming that girls’ often make false reports...

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PEOPLE'S CHOICE GAVEL 2017

Missing Baby

The High Court of Uganda finds a hospital’s negligence resulting in the disappearance of the couple’s baby resulted in psychological torture...

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PEOPLE'S CHOICE BLUDGEON 2017

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