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Akua Kuenyehia

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Akua Kuenyehia

Akua Kuenyehia is a Ghanaian lawyer who has been a judge of the International Criminal Court since 2003. She is currently First Vice-President of the Court.

Kuenyehia was educated at University of Ghana and Oxford University. She has spent most of her professional career teaching at the University of Ghana, as Dean of Law, and as a visiting professor at other institutions including Leiden University and Temple University.


    Women and law in West Africa (2003). Accra, Ghana, WaLWA. ISBN 9988787413

and jointly

    Kuenyehia, A., Butegwa, F., & Nduna, S. (2000). Legal rights organizing for women in Africa: a trainer's manual. Harare, Zimbabwe, WiLDAF. ISBN 0797420827
    Bowman, C. G., & Kuenyehia, A. (2003). Women and law in sub-Saharan Africa. Accra, Ghana, Sedco. ISBN 9964722354 - publisher's details at

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