Europe/Middle East

The United Kingdom Association of Women Judges Holds Event on Sexual Harassment at Work

As part of their lecture series commemorating 100 years of women in the legal profession, the UKAWJ hosted an event to discuss “Sexual harassment at work, unacceptable, unlawful but unremitting – reflections on its nature and persistence and on the changing legal landscape” in collaboration with the University of Oxford Faculty of Law, the Oxford Human Rights Hub, and Cloisters chambers. As featured in
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The United Kingdom Association of Women Judges Holds Event on Sexual Harassment at Work

The Tunisian Association of Women Judges Hosted a Workshop for Judges from Yemen, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia in April

On April 13 and 14, the Tunisian Association of Women Judges (TAWJ) hosted a workshop for judges titled “International Conference on the Basic Laws of Judges: A Guarantee for a Sustainable Democracy.” Among the participants were judges from Yemen, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia. The conference had the goal of promoting democratic sustainability by bringing together judicial representatives to discuss the laws that govern
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The Tunisian Association of Women Judges Hosted a Workshop for Judges from Yemen, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia in April

The Union of Moroccan Women Judges Conducted a Second Sextortion Workshop as part of our Program in Morocco

The Union of Moroccan Women Judges (UMWJ) organized a second Sextortion Workshop on April 12 within our joint Program “Recognizing Corruption’s Impact on Women in Morocco.” This workshop took place in Marrakech and is the second of four. The goal of this workshop was to educate participants on sextortion and the impact it has on women, and all victims, in the professional and
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The Union of Moroccan Women Judges Conducted a Second Sextortion Workshop as part of our Program in Morocco

IAWJ’s Europe, Middle East and North Africa Regional Conference 2019

On April 25 and 26, the Association of Women Judges of Spain (AMJE) hosted IAWJ’s 2019 Europe, Middle East and North Africa Regional Conference along with the I International Congress themed “Justice with a Gender Perspective.” The conference was held at the emblematic Currency House of the National Currency and Stamp Factory in Madrid, Spain. IAWJ Regional Directors, Hon. Saida Chebili and Hon.
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IAWJ’s Europe, Middle East and North Africa Regional Conference 2019

US Ambassador Donald Blome Visits Tunisian Association of Women Judges

The Tunisian Association of Women Judges, one of our affiliated organization in the Europe, Middle East, and North Africa region, met with United States (US) Ambassador in Tunisia, Donald Blome. According to africanews.com, Amb. Blome visited a number of locations and organizations in Sousse to promote US “engagement and economic initiatives in the region.” While in Sousse, the Ambassador visited the Tunisian Association
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The Law Society’s Women in Leadership in Law Project from the United Kingdom Launched a Report on the Need for Gender Equality in the Legal Profession

The Women in Leadership in Law Project from the United Kingdom’s Law Society launched a report on “the need for gender equality in the legal profession” in March. The report is titled Influencing for impact: The need for gender equality in the legal profession: Women in Leadership in Law report – Findings from the women’s roundtables. For the report, they conducted substantial qualitative
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IAWJ Regional Reports: Europe, Middle East and North Africa

IAWJ Regional Directors, Hon. Gloria Poyatos and Hon. Saida Chebili presented two regional reports for the Europe, Middle East and North Africa Region to the IAWJ Board of Directors. In the reports, they announced new women judges associations forming in the region that may affiliate with the IAWJ: Yemen, Iraq, Portugal and the Czech Republic. Moreover, they highlighted the details of the coming
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The United Kingdom Association of Women Judges Attended an International Women’s Day Event with the Commonwealth Secretariat

The United Kingdom Association of Women Judges (UKAWJ) celebrated International Women’s Day in an event with the Commonwealth Secretariat at the Marlborough House, “the historic headquarters of the Commonwealth Secretariat.” On March 8, UKAWJ Committee members and IAWJ members, Hon. Ita Farrelly and Hon. Anisa Dhanji attended the event. Hon. Anisa Dhanji wrote a summary of the event for the UKAWJ Newsletter that she
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The United Kingdom Association of Women Judges Attended an International Women’s Day Event with the Commonwealth Secretariat

The UK Association of Women Judges Launched a Series to Celebrate 100 Years of Women in Law

The UK Association of Women Judges (UKAWJ) has launched an open lecture series to celebrate 100 years of women in the law. The event took place on March 21st to celebrate the “centenary of women’s entry to the legal profession.” It was held at the Supreme Court in London. The event was structured as a discussion between women judges and academics to explore
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The UK Association of Women Judges Launched a Series to Celebrate 100 Years of Women in Law