Latin America and the Caribbean

“The Role of Judges and Women Judges in Building a Safer and More Equitable World” by the Hon. Josefa Izaga Pellegrin

In today’s society, we have an imperative, urgent and necessary duty which consists of knowing how to interpret any type of crisis as a challenge and to adopt a new, more humanitarian perspective for a better future, where peace prevails and a better quality of life for all humanity is achieved – for adults, children, adolescents and the new generations that are to
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Recents News from the Association of Women Judges of Argentina (AMJA)

In the Province of Santiago del Estero: The Office for the Protection of Victims of Violence and Women of the Judicial Branch of Santiago del Estero turns 10 years old. It was inaugurated on August 3, 2010 by Dr. Elena Highton de Nolasco. For more information, please click here. In the Province of La Rioja: On September 11, a historical milestone for AMJA
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An Overview of this Month’s Activities from the Association of Judicial Magistrates of the Republic of Paraguay (AMJRP)

October 10, 2020: Launch of the second edition of the “Electronic Judicial File” Manual, the Paraguay’s First Manual of Digital Justice by Judge Vivian Lopez y Lawyer Monica Gonzalez. To view the book launch, please click here. October 29, 2020: Conference with Judge Jose Igreja Matos, First Vice President of the UIM and President of the Association of European Judges, organized by the
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An Overview of this Month’s Activities from the Association of Judicial Magistrates of the Republic of Paraguay (AMJRP)

“Children of the LGBTQ Community” by Dr. Blanca Estela del Rosario Zamudio Valdes

I would like to share the following concern, which corresponds to the issue of girls, boys and adolescents who are part of the trans community; because of the conflict that exists in Mexico City law to make effective a human right and that corresponds to identity; since at this time they cannot be given their birth certificate where the gender of that girl,
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The IAWJ Held a Webinar in French in Commemoration of the International Day against Trafficking in Persons

On July 30, 2020, the National Committee to Combat Trafficking in Persons (CNLTP), the Magistrates School of Haiti (EMA), the Haitian Chapter of the International Association of Women Judges (CHAIFEJ) and the International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ), through the support of the BEST program: “Building a Solid Environment to Eradicate Human Trafficking” (The Best program is funded by United States Agency for
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The IAWJ Held a Webinar in French in Commemoration of the International Day against Trafficking in Persons

The IAWJ Co-Hosted the Regional Conference on Human Trafficking in Latin America and the Caribbean

For the IAWJ’s Spanish-speaking members, the culmination of the month’s activities was a virtual regional conference on July 30 and 31, co-hosted by the Poder Judicial of the Dominican Republic, the Instituto de Estudios Judiciales of Chile, the Red Interamericana de Mujeres Profesionales por los Derechos Humanos, UNODC, AJURD, MACHI and the Fundación LIBERA. This year’s virtual conference ran for two half-days, with
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The IAWJ Co-Hosted the Regional Conference on Human Trafficking in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Association of Women Judges of Argentina (AMJA) Will Publish and Present Their New Book “Gender and COVID-19”

The Association of Women Judges of Argentina (AMJA), in commemoration of the World Day against Trafficking in Persons (July 30), will publish and present their new book “Gender and COVID-19“. For the occasion, AMJA member Dr. Zunilda Niremperger will speak on the topic of “Human Trafficking, the Dark Side of Humanity“. To register for the online event, please click here. This blog post
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The Association of Women Judges of Argentina (AMJA) Will Publish and Present Their New Book “Gender and COVID-19”

The LIBERA Foundation Against Trafficking in Persons is Carrying Out, with the Sponsorship of the IAWJ, an Online Course for Judges and Operators of the Latin America and the Caribbean Justice System

On July 30 and 31, 2019, as part of its two-year program, “Countering Trafficking in Persons in the Dominican Republic: Multi-sector Response & Local Resilience in Targeted Vulnerable Communities,” funded by the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (JTIP) of the US Department of State, IAWJ convened a regional conference in Santo Domingo on Trafficking in Persons (TIP). This conference was
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The LIBERA Foundation Against Trafficking in Persons is Carrying Out, with the Sponsorship of the IAWJ, an Online Course for Judges and Operators of the Latin America and the Caribbean Justice System