First female judge appointed in UAE

First female judge appointed in UAEOn Tuesday, Khulood Ahmed Jawan Al Dhaheri, became the first woman to be appointed as judge in the Unites Arab Emirates (UAE).

The minister of presidential affairs and chairman of the judiciary department of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan was present before Dhaheri when she took the oath.

Sheikh Mansour informed, "The appointment of a woman judge is certainly a unique experience in the UAE. The Abu Dhabi Judiciary Department will provide all necessary support to Khulood who made history by becoming the first woman judge in the country."

Dhaheri, who pledged to serve her country to best of her abilities said, "The decision to appoint female judges helps consolidate UAE women's growing role in public life."