Events

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

IAWJ at the Summit of Women Judges and Prosecutors on Human Trafficking and Organized Crime

The Pontifical Academy of Sciences will host the Summit of Women Judges and Prosecutors on Human Trafficking and Organized Crime on 09-10 November 2017 at Casino Pio IV in Vatican City. A number of IAWJ judges, including IAWJ President Dr. Susana Medina, will be participating in the program. The two day program is set to address the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal, Goal
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IAWJ at the Summit of Women Judges and Prosecutors on Human Trafficking and Organized Crime