Europe, Middle East & North Africa

The Tunisian Association of Women Judges Launches the Handbook of Cantonal Courts

The Tunisian Association of Women Judges (TAWJ) launched the Handbook of Cantonal Courts, which was developed and printed with the support of the Justice Reform Support Program and Democracy International Reporting, at a ceremony organized in collaboration with the Justice Reform Support Program on Friday, November 29, 2019, in the presence of the Minister of Justice Mr. Mohamed Karim Jamoussi. The main purpose
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The Tunisian Association of Women Judges Launches the Handbook of Cantonal Courts

The IAWJ was Very Present at the 1st International Congress: Universality, Justice and Gender-Based Violence (Las Palmas, November 13, 14 and 15, 2019)

On November 13 to 15 in Las Palmas (Canary Islands, Spain), an important critical congress on gender was held with the participation of a large number of IAWJ members from Spain, Portugal, Greece, Germany, France, Tunisia, Palestine, and Kenya, under the direction of the magistrate and IAWJ member, Auxiliadora Díaz. The congress addressed gender-based violence globally, through a total of eight discussion tables
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The IAWJ was Very Present at the 1st International Congress: Universality, Justice and Gender-Based Violence (Las Palmas, November 13, 14 and 15, 2019)

Migration, Slavery and the Law – the UKAWJ annual conference

This year’s event was held at the Park Regis Hotel in Broad Street, Birmingham on Friday 8 November 2019. The day started with the Vice President Sarah Asplin LJ welcoming delegates, speakers and guests, referring to the amazing programme that lay ahead. As Sarah predicted, it would prove to be a richly rewarding day, with a feast of stimulating ideas. We were very
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The Association of Women Judges of Spain Conducted its Annual General Assembly

On November 8, the Association of Women Judges of Spain (AMJE) conducted its annual General Assembly and the workshop “Effective Equality, a place for a reunion.” During the General Assembly, the association elected its new Board of Directors. The new Board is comprised by: Lucía Avilés Cira GarcíaSandra PiñeiroZita HernándezHelena GilCarmen Delgado Lara Esteve More information about the Assembly here.

The Association of Women Judges of Spain Published Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

The Association of Women Judges of Spain (AMJE) published a statement on their website on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women titled: “Violence does have a gender.” The statement has six main points: The elimination of gender-based violence (GBV) is a necessity for any State that intends that seeks to respect Human Rights and promote the free coexistence between
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“The Manresa Wolf Pack and the Spanish Criminal Code” by Magistrate Lara Esteve

On October 31, 2019, the Court of Barcelona (Spain) published the judgment of “La Manada de Manresa” (the Manresa Wolf Pack).  It sentenced 5 men as perpetrators, each of them, of a crime of continued sexual abuse of a child under 14, who was defenseless due to the intake of alcoholic beverages, with a prison punishment of between 10 and 12 years. This
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The Tunisian Association of Women Judges Conducted a Gender Perspective Training for Probation Officers

A training was organized on November 11 by judges of the central region of the Tunisian Association of Women Judges’ (TAWJ) for probation officers of Sousse, on November 11. The goal was to give the officers an introduction to gender issues and a gender perspective as part of a broader program on how to apply a gender perspective in the enforcement of judgments.
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The Tunisian Association of Women Judges Conducted a Gender Perspective Training for Probation Officers

Femeris Has Began to Publish Papers for the Europe, Middle East and North Africa Conference of the IAWJ and the International Conference on Justice with a Gender Perspective

The Europe, Middle East and North Africa Conference of the IAWJ and the International Conference on Justice with a Gender Perspective took 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 partnered on a call for papers for publication related to the conference topic: Justice with a Gender Perspective. In the most recent
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Judge Gloria Poyatos Interviewed on How to Judge with a Gender Perspective

The Hon. Gloria Poyatos, President of the Association of Women Judges of Spain and Member of IAWJ’s Board of Directors, was interviewed by La Verdad in relation to her presentation at the University of Murcia’s Congress: “Towards a social law with a gender perspective.” Judge Poyatos presented on the technique and methodology to judge with a gender perspective. Judge Poyatos was asked by
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Have Women Achieved Professional Equality? A Lecture by Prof. Jo Delahunty

Professor Jo Delahunty, member of the IAWJ and the United Kingdom Association of Women Judges (UKAWJ) continued with the UKAWJ’s lecture series celebrating 100 years of women in law. The theme of her lecture was: Have Women Achieved Professional Equality? 100 years since the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act. Gresham College has published the video of her lecture accompanied by the following text: “2019
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