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IAWJ Participates in Global Judicial Integrity Network Launch

VIENNA, AUSTRIA | Earlier this week the IAWJ were part of the launch of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime’s Global Judicial Integrity Network (GJIN). The GJIN has been created to use as a platform to share good practices and to help “promote a culture of lawfulness” under the Doha Declaration. At the launch there was representation form different states from all
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IAWJ Participates in Global Judicial Integrity Network Launch

IAWJ’s Delegation to UN Commission on the Status of Women

The International Association of Women Judges was honored to have a delegation at the 62nd Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) which had the theme of “Empowering Rural Women and Girls”. Our delegation this year was comprised of members from nine different countries: Argentina, Canada, the Czech Republic, Ghana, Kenya, Mexico, the Philippines, Uganda, and the United States.
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IAWJ’s Delegation to UN Commission on the Status of Women

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 President Urges for the Appointment of a Woman as Secretary General

The IAWJ President, Dr. Susana Medina, urgest that the next Secretary General of the United Nations should be a woman with a vision for international gender equality. Below is a message from Dr. Susana Medina. Gender equality is a human rights issue. Women are more than half of the world population, however, they are underrepresented in international organizations, courts and government bodies. This
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IAWJ President Urges for the Appointment of a Woman as Secretary General

A Message from the IAWJ President on International Women’s Day

Today, while we celebrate International Women´s Day, I would like to greet you, my sisters, members of the International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ). We, Women Judges of the world, have an unmatched opportunity to give Justice a more human face, a more sensitive face, to deliver a service closer to people; in order to make the system more effective, efficient and independent.
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A Message from the IAWJ President on International Women’s Day