Europe, Middle East & North Africa

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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“Educating in Equal Justice” Goes to Móstoles and Lanzarote

The public awareness program on gender perspective of the Association of Women Judges of Spain (AMJE) has reached the high-schools of Móstoles and Lanzarote. According to NoticiasPress.es, this program helps teenagers identify and prevent situations of discrimination, gender-based violence, and sexist stereotypes. Over 3,000 students have already participated in this program throughout Spain in the past three years. Eliminating gender stereotypes from childhood
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“Educating in Equal Justice” Goes to Móstoles and Lanzarote

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

In April, 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.” Spain’s Center for Judicial Studies has published on its website the conclusions of each of the educational sessions, along with a summary of the opening and closing ceremonies, and AMJE’s
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IAWJ’s Europe, Middle East and North Africa Regional Conference 2019 Conclusions are Available

Judge Mina Sougrati Writes Op-Ed for UNODC’s Global Judicial Integrity Network

IAWJ’s Secretary and Treasurer, and President of the Union of Moroccan Women Judges (UMWJ), the Hon. Mina Sougrati wrote an Op-Ed for UNODC’s Global Judicial Integrity Network titled “Leading by Example: Corruption Reporting Mechanisms in the Moroccan Judiciary.” New opinion piece from the Global #JudicialIntegrity Network is out! Judge Mina Sougrati of @IntlWomenJudges explains how Moroccan judiciary works on improving corruption reporting processes
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Judge Mina Sougrati Writes Op-Ed for UNODC’s Global Judicial Integrity Network

The National Association of Women Judges – US Hosted a Delegation of Georgia Women Judges

IAWJ judges from the National Association of Women Judges – US (NAWJ) met with a delegation of Georgian women judges in various cities within the US.  The delegation was led by Supreme Court Justice Ekaterina Gasitashvili. IAWJ President, Hon. Vanessa Ruiz met with them at the District of Columbia Court of Appeals (pictured above). Following that meeting, they met with judges of the
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The National Association of Women Judges – US Hosted a Delegation of Georgia Women Judges