Latin America

The Association of Women Judges of Argentina Celebrated its 26th National Meeting

On September 27, the Association of Women Judges of Argentina celebrated its 26th National Meeting in Buenos Aires. The meeting is titled “On the way to celebrating diversity, heading for IAWJ’s 15th International Biennial Conference.” Among the topics discussed were, Religions and diversity, Diversity and inclusion: multiculturalism, Migrants in Argentina, and Indigenous peoples, rights and access. More information about the meeting is available
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The Association of Women Judges of Argentina Celebrated its 26th National Meeting

The Association of Women Judges of Argentina Conducts Training Cycle Through the Analysis of Decisions with a Gender Perspective

The Association of Women Judges of Argentina (AMJA) conducted a Training Cycle Through the Analysis of Decisions with a Gender Perspective on September 25. IAWJ and AMJA Past President, Dr. Susana Medina was the speaker of this workshop.

The Association of Women Judges of Argentina Conducts Training Cycle Through the Analysis of Decisions with a Gender Perspective

The Association of Women Judges of the Dominican Republic Raises Awareness on Teen Pregnancy in the Dominican Republic

The Association of Women Judges of the Dominican Republic (AJURD) organized a screening of the short documentary “Adrift” (A la Deriva) in order to raise awareness on teenage pregnancy in the Dominican Republic. According to elCaribe, the documentary portrays the “sad reality of pregnant teenagers in the country.” Participants included judicial officers, representatives from women’s rights organizations, AJURD members, lawyers, students, and family
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The Association of Chilean Magistrates Coordinated a Round Table to Review the System of Appointment of Judges

The President of the Association of Chilean Women Magistrates (MACHI), Magistrate María Francisca Zapata, coordinated a round table with the Association of Magistrates (ANM) and the Chilean Bar Association, as well as several lawyers and writers, to review the country’s system of appointment of judges. The round table on appointments convened in 2018. ANM President Soledad Piñero and Rodrigo Carvajal represented the ANM;
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The Association of Women Judges of Argentina Hosted an International Conference on “Judging with a Gender Perspective” as its New Executive Council Took Office

Our affiliated association in Argentina, the Association of Women Judges of Argentina (AMJA) hosted an international meeting on “Judging with a Gender Perspective.” According to the website of the Judicial Branch of the San Luis Province in Argentina, the activity took place at Argentina’s Supreme Court on August 29 in Buenos Aires. The meeting was organized by the Director of the Women’s Office
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The Association of Women Judges of Argentina Hosted an International Conference on “Judging with a Gender Perspective” as its New Executive Council Took Office

The Association of Women Judges of Argentina Conducted a Workshop on “Gender-based Violence Within Work Relations”

The Association of Women Judges of Argentina (AMJA), in collaboration with the Women’s Office of the Judicial Power of the Province of Neuquén, conducted a workshop on “Gender-based Violence within Work Relations” in Neuquén, Argentina. AMJA’s new Secretary, Dr. Soledad Gennari was the workshop’s delegate and AMJA’s Academic Director, Dr. Gloria Pasten was the facilitator. Participants included members of the Courts of Appeal,
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A Balanced Composition of the Inter-American Commission for Human Rights

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) has the main function of promoting the observance and defense of human rights in the Americas. It is also a pioneer in actively participating in the creation of a volume of international jurisprudence on women’s rights with a regional and global impact, leading the way in the discourse of women’s international human rights. It is an
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IAWJ’s Mexican Chapter Hosted its Annual Meeting

The Mexican Chapter of the IAWJ hosted its 3rd Annual Meeting this August. According to IAWJ’s Vice President and the Chapter’s President, Retired Justice Margarita Luna Ramos, over 200 women judges attended the meeting. The Hon. Margarita Luna Ramos wrote for El Universal Mexico that the meeting was presided by the Chief Justice of the National Supreme Court of Justice, Hon. Arturo Zaldívar.
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IAWJ’s Mexican Chapter Hosted its Annual Meeting

The Office of Family Violence Coordination of the Superior Court of Justice of the Province of Córdoba, Argentina

The actions taken by the Superior Court of Justice (TSJ) of the Province of Córdoba are transcendental. The members of this High Court: Dr. Aida Lucia Teresa Tarditti (President of the Association of Women Judges of Argentina, AMJA), Dr. María Marta Cáceres de Bollati and Dr. María de las Mercedes Blanc Gerzicich de Arabel strongly believe there is a need to adhere to
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