Women make up one-quarter of Jordan’s judges

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AMMAN — Of the 1,156 judges in Jordan, 25 percent are women; also, 15 percent of public prosecutors are women, according to Jordanian Judicial Council data contained in the 2023 general budget draft law.اضافة اعلان

Of the total number of judges and prosecutors, 93 percent are specialized; 81 judges and prosecutors distributed across the Kingdom’s courts are specialized in domestic violence cases, a local news outlet reported.

There are 78 courts in the Kingdom, 23 of which in Amman.

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