Europe/Middle East

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

The Union of Moroccan Women Judges Conducted a Sextortion Workshop in Tangier as part of our Program to Fight Corruption in Morocco

As part of our joint Program “Addressing Corruption’s Impact on Women in Morocco,” the Union of Moroccan Women Judges (UMWJ) organized a Sextortion Workshop in Tangier on February 2. The goal of the workshop was to have a discussion with university students and judges on sextortion and how it presents itself in universities, as well as to analyze whether the country’s current law
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The Union of Moroccan Women Judges Conducted a Sextortion Workshop in Tangier as part of our Program to Fight Corruption in Morocco

The Association of Women Judges of Spain Launches Educational Program in Aguascalientes, Mexico

Aguascalientes, Mexico | Our Chapter in Spain, the Association of Women Judges of Spain (AMJE) launched an educational program with the Autonomous University of Aguascalientes (UAA) in Mexico, on March 8. According to Diario16, this is a pilot program named “Educating in Equal Justice” (Educando en Justicia Igualitaria). The program was first launched in Lanzarote, Spain, by AMJE in 2016. AMJE’s President created the program with
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The Association of Women Judges of Spain Launches Educational Program in Aguascalientes, Mexico

Hon. Gloria Poyatos was Interviewed at El Intermedio about Patriarchal Justice and Sexual Violence

Spain | Magistrate Gloria Poyatos, IAWJ Board Member, was in an interview at the program “El Intermedio” from La Sexta, discussing patriarchal justice and sexual violence in her country. During the interview, Hon. Gloria Poyatos, Magistrate at the Superior Tribunal of Justice in Canarias, addressed gender inequalities, both in the judicial system, and within the legislation. Magistrate Poyatos raised important issues. She mentioned
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Hon. Gloria Poyatos was Interviewed at El Intermedio about Patriarchal Justice and Sexual Violence

IAWJ Delegation Goes to the 63rd Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women

New York, USA | The IAWJ was pleased to have a delegation of women judges at the 63rd Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). This year, the theme was “social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.” Our delegation was comprised of 34 members from 17
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IAWJ Delegation Goes to the 63rd Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women

Tunisian Association of Women Judges Conducts Mediation Training

Tunisia | In collaboration with PARJ, CEJJ, and the Court of Appeals, the Tunisian Association of Women Judges (TAWJ) hosted a workshop on mediation on February 22-23. The workshop was titled “Mediation: another way to resolve conflicts, another culture…” and it was open to judges, lawyers and social mediators. The goal of this training was to promote the use of mediation to resolve
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Tunisian Association of Women Judges Conducts Mediation Training

Tunisian Association of Women Judges Celebrated International Women’s Day

City of Culture, Tunisia | On March 8, 2019, the Tunisian Association of Women Judges (TAWJ) hosted an art exhibit to commemorate International Women’s Day. The exhibition was titled “Creative productions of Tunisian Judges.” The goal of the exhibit was to show women judges’ different aspects and talents. In addition to their professionalism, Tunisian women judges have an unknown artistic quality. The public
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Tunisian Association of Women Judges Celebrated International Women’s Day

Call for Papers for the Europe, Middle East and North Africa Regional Conference

Madrid, Spain | This year’s Europe, Middle East and North Africa Conference of the IAWJ and the International Conference on Justice with a Gender Perspective will take place on the 25th and 26th of April in Madrid. For the Conference, the Association of Women Judges of Spain (AMJE) and the Femeris Magazine are partnering to open a call for papers for publication related
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Call for Papers for the Europe, Middle East and North Africa Regional Conference

Association of Women Judges of Spain Released a Statement Titled “Without Women, There Are No Human Rights”

Spain | IAWJ member association, the Association of Women Judges of Spain (AMJE) released a statement titled “Without Women, There Are No Human Rights” to show their commitment with legality and international standards. AMJE’s mission is to collaborate in the promotion and protection of human rights and, therefore, in the eradication of discrimination and violence against women. In response to the legislation on
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Association of Women Judges of Spain Released a Statement Titled “Without Women, There Are No Human Rights”

Former IAWJ President, Hon. Susana Medina, Joins Palestine Judges for a Women Judges and Prosecutors Empowerment Event

Image from Ahora. Ramallah, West Bank | Hon. Susana Medina de Rizzo, former IAWJ President, attended a Palestine Judges and Prosecutors event organized by members of the IAWJ at Ramallah. IAWJ member, Hon. Rasha Hammad gave the opening remarks and welcomed Hon. Susana Medina de Rizzo and IAWJ member Hon. Maria Laura Altamiranda, both from Argentina. During the event, the participants debated about
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Former IAWJ President, Hon. Susana Medina, Joins Palestine Judges for a Women Judges and Prosecutors Empowerment Event