Events

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 IAWJ attended and actively participated in the Second High-Level Meeting of the Global Judicial Integrity Network in Doha, Qatar

On February 25-26, UNODC convened a High-Level Meeting of the Global Judicial Integrity Network in Doha, Qatar, attended by more than 700 participants from 118 countries and 50 judicial associations and organizations, including IAWJ.  The meeting focused on the “Past, Present, Future” of the Network, in particular, its work on emerging judicial integrity issues relating to gender, social media, and artificial intelligence.  IAWJ members featured
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The IAWJ attended and actively participated in the Second High-Level Meeting of the Global Judicial Integrity Network in Doha, Qatar

Event Summary – Guatemala’s Protracted Rule of Law Crisis

Launch of a Report on Justice and Accountability in Guatemala by the International Legal Assistance Consortium (ILAC) Washington, DC, USA | On October 10, the IAWJ, together with the International Legal Assistance Consortium (ILAC), the American Bar Association’s Rule of Law Initiative (ABA Roli), the National Center for State Courts (NCSC), and the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP) launched ILAC’s latest Rule of
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Event Summary – Guatemala’s Protracted Rule of Law Crisis

IAWJ at the Council on Foreign Relations “Corruption, Gender Inequality, and the MeToo Movement”

NEW YORK, June 12th | The International Association of Women Judges was invited to speak at a Roundtable at the Council on Foreign Relations. The roundtable was called “Corruption, Gender Inequality and the MeToo Movement”. Caroline Bettinger-Lopez, an Adjunct Senior Fellow at CFR and Member of the IAWJ’s Board of Managerial Trustees, moderated the roundtable. Bettinger-Lopez lead the discussion between the two speakers,
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IAWJ at the Council on Foreign Relations “Corruption, Gender Inequality, and the MeToo Movement”

IAWJ at University of South Carolina’s Symposium

Recently, the University of South Carolina’s Law School hosted a symposium entitled “Women as Agents of Change in Rule of Law” and the IAWJ was honored to be a part of the program. IAWJ members, Judge Fiona Mwale and Judge Teresa Doherty, participated in a panel moderated by our Executive Director Lisa Davis on Women’s leadership in the justice sector. Our members described
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IAWJ at University of South Carolina’s Symposium

IAWJ Executive Director Highlights Efforts to Support Women on International Courts

December  5, 2017.  This week was an exciting one as the Assembly of State Parties of the ICC elected six new judges- five of them, highly qualified women nominees.  IAWJ is proud that our own Justice Solomy Bossa was elected. In 2018, she assumes the position as other great IAWJ members, Justices Joyce Aluoch and Sanji Monageng, end their nine-year terms as ICC
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World Bank Law, Justice and Development Week Featured a Panel on Sextortion

On Wednesday, 08 November 2017, IAWJ Senior Adviser, Ms. Nancy Hendry, was interviewed by Tazeen Hasan, of the World Bank, in a panel titled, “When the Bribe Isn’t Money: Combating ‘Sextortion’ as a Corrupt Practice.” Sextortion is a global phenomenon that has a devastating impact on women and other vulnerable persons. Sextortion occurs when an individual entrusted with authority abuses their power in
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World Bank Law, Justice and Development Week Featured a Panel on Sextortion