#Women4Multilateralism is a project initiated by the Delegation of
the European Union and the Permanent Mission of Gabon in Geneva

#Women4Multilateralism is a project initiated by the Delegation of the European Union and the Permanent Mission of Gabon in Geneva

Stella Soulioti

Cyprus

The first female Justice Minister of the world

Stella Soulioti from Cyprus was the country’s first female lawyer and first woman to be Attorney General. In the early sixties, she led the Cyprus Red Cross and became Justice Minister after independence, the first woman in the world to hold that position. In 2021, the Foreign Ministry named its annual Human Rights Award after her.

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