Latin America and the Caribbean

#YOMEUNO (#IJOIN): A Campaign from the Association of Women Judges of Argentina in Commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Since the beginning of November 2019, and to commemorate the International Day of Non-Violence, the Association of Women Judges of Argentina (AMJA) carried out throughout the country, the #YOMEUNO CAMPAIGN for the commitment to end violence against women, an initiative by AMJA, which responds the invitation of the United Nations #UNITE, which involves multiple actors from the judicial system, state agencies, and civil
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#YOMEUNO (#IJOIN): A Campaign from the Association of Women Judges of Argentina in Commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

President-Elect, Susan Glazebrook, recently visited the Dominican Republic

On the morning of 25 November 2019, I had the privilege of attending the launch of the impressive best practice guide on dealing with cases of domestic violence at the Supreme Court of the Dominican Republic. In the afternoon, I gave an address at the Judges’ Institute on family violence in New Zealand. We found that we were facing very similar issues in
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President-Elect, Susan Glazebrook, recently visited the Dominican Republic

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women by Dr. Susana Medina

The Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women issued by the UN General Assembly in 1993, defines violence against women as “any act of violence that has or may result in physical, sexual or psychological harm or suffering for women, as well as threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether they occur in public life or in private
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The Association of Women Magistrates and Judges of Panama Commemorated the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

The Association of Women Magistrates and Judges of Panama (AMAJUP) created this flyer in commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. They also organized a replica of a US Government funded workshop for judges of the Accusatory Criminal System.

The Association of Women Magistrates and Judges of Panama Commemorated the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

The Association of Women Judges of Argentina is Co-Organizing a Walk to Commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

According to La Arena, on Sunday, November 24, the first walk in commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women will take place in Santa Rosa, Argentina. The walk is being organized by the Association of Women Judges of Argentina (AMJA) along with the Women’s Office and the Domestic Violence Office, and it is being sponsored by the Women’s
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“The Construction of Gender from Masculinity:” Sixth Itinerant National Workshop from the Mexican Chapter of the IAWJ

On November 7 and 8, the Mexican Chapter of the IAWJ held its Sixth Itinerant National Workshop on “The Construction of Gender from Masculinity” in Pachuca, Hidalgo. Watch a short video of the event below. Sexta Jornada Nacional Itinerante "La Construcción del Género desde la Masculinidad". Posted by Tribunal Superior de Justicia del Estado de Hidalgo on Tuesday, November 12, 2019