Europe, Middle East & North Africa

The Tunisian Association of Women Judges (TAWJ) Hosted a Webinar About Providing Access to Justice During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Faced with an epidemic affecting the whole world, justice, an essential pillar of any democratic society, found itself in the inevitable search for a balance between endangering fundamental rights and freedoms due to the total paralysis of the judicial system and the necessary fulfillment of its public service mission despite the constraints linked to the health crisis. The spread of the COVID-19 epidemic
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The Tunisian Association of Women Judges (TAWJ) Hosted a Webinar About Providing Access to Justice During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Yemen Women Judges Forum Held a Workshop about the Harmonization of the CEDAW Agreement with National Legislation

The Yemen Women Judges Forum held a workshop related to the harmonization of the CEDAW agreement with national legislation which took place in the city of Taiz on 14 March 14, 2020, in the presence of judges, academics and attorneys. The other parallel component of the activity was related to the Child Agreement that was held in the city of Sana’a on February
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The Yemen Women Judges Forum Held a Workshop about the Harmonization of the CEDAW Agreement with National Legislation

The Tunisian Association of Women Judges held a public speaking training session.

As part of the partnership between the Hanns Seidel Foundation in Tunisia/ Algeria/Libya and the Tunisian Association of Women Judges, a training session was held on “Public Speaking”. 25 women judges participated in this training to develop their speaking skills and ensure professional presentation. The aim of this training is to develop a quality oral delivery by adapting, anticipating and understanding public reactions.
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The Tunisian Association of Women Judges held a public speaking training session.

The Hon. Saida Chebili, IAWJ Board Member, Organized a Mediation and Conflict Resolution Awareness Day

As part of the project to introduce alternative solutions for conflict resolution in Tunisia which the Hon. Saida Chebili, Honorary President of the Tunisian Association of Women Judges and Regional Director of the IAWJ, led for two years with the help of the European Union PARJ, she organized an awareness day for judges and lawyers in the Sousse Court of Appeal. The interventions
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“Multidisciplinary analysis of the so-called parental alienation syndrome” by Magistrate Gloria Poyatos

On February 7, 2020, a day of holistic analysis took place in Madrid, Spain on the alleged “Parental Alienation Syndrome (SAP)”, organized by the Association of Women Judges of Spain (AMJE), with the collaboration of the Government of Spain through the Women’s Institute, the General Council of the Judiciary (CGPJ), the Save the Children Organization, the Madrid Bar Association, the Association of Sociology
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“Multidisciplinary analysis of the so-called parental alienation syndrome” by Magistrate Gloria Poyatos

The Tunisian Association of Women Judges (TAWJ) participated in the cross-border HELP course “Ensuring sustainable democratic governance and human rights in the Southern Mediterranean”

On November 25-26, 2019, the Tunisian Association of Women Judges (TAWJ) went to Rabat, Morocco and participated in the launch event of the cross-border HELP course “Ensuring sustainable democratic governance and human rights in the Southern Mediterranean”, implemented by the Council of Europe. The delegation was composed of Feten Sebii, Vice-President of the Association, Rym Ben Chehida, Training and Project Manager as well
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The Tunisian Association of Women Judges (TAWJ) participated in the cross-border HELP course “Ensuring sustainable democratic governance and human rights in the Southern Mediterranean”

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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