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Gender Diversity in U.K. Courts Among Worst in Europe: Report

The U.K. has among the lowest proportion of female judges in the European Union, according to research by the Council of Europe. The report shows that the systems with the lowest percentage of women among professional judges were Azerbaijan (11 percent), Armenia (23 percent), Northern Ireland (23 percent), Scotland (23 percent), England and Wales (30 percent) and Ireland (33 percent.
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