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IAWJ was Present at the High-Level Debate on International Migration and Development on February 2019

IAWJ Board of Director’s Secretary, Hon. Mina Sougrati, represented us at the High-Level Debate on International Migration and Development, held at the UN Headquarters in New York on February, 2019. Hon. Mina Sougrati wrote the following summary of the meeting exclusively for the IAWJ. The President of the 73rd session of the General Assembly convened a High-level Debate on International Migration and Development on
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IAWJ was Present at the High-Level Debate on International Migration and Development on February 2019

Tanzania Women Judges Association (TAWJA) Shares a Report Highlighting Their Activities and Programs 2017 -2019

Tanzania | The Tanzania Women Judges Association (TAWJA), which is one of IAWJ’s member associations, sent us a report highlighting their activities and programs for the period of January 2017 to January 2019. Read below to find information about their great programs: The organization has increased itsmembership and now they have 250 members from different court levels and regions. Not only the number of their members has increased but also the number of
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Tanzania Women Judges Association (TAWJA) Shares a Report Highlighting Their Activities and Programs 2017 -2019

The UK Association of Women Judges Launched a Series to Celebrate 100 Years of Women in Law

The UK Association of Women Judges (UKAWJ) has launched an open lecture series to celebrate 100 years of women in the law. The event took place on March 21st to celebrate the “centenary of women’s entry to the legal profession.” It was held at the Supreme Court in London. The event was structured as a discussion between women judges and academics to explore
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The UK Association of Women Judges Launched a Series to Celebrate 100 Years of Women in Law

Hon. Lori T. Spivak Has Been Appointed to the Court of Appeal of Manitoba

Manitoba, Canada | The IAWJ congratulates its member, Hon. Lori T. Spivak, for her appointment to the Court of Appeal of Manitoba. “During her many years on the bench, Justice Spivak has presided over a full range of cases in criminal, constitutional and civil law. She is co-chair of the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench Judicial Education Committee, which is responsible for planning
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Hon. Lori T. Spivak Has Been Appointed to the Court of Appeal of Manitoba

The Association of Women Judges of Spain Launches Educational Program in Aguascalientes, Mexico

Aguascalientes, Mexico | Our Chapter in Spain, the Association of Women Judges of Spain (AMJE) launched an educational program with the Autonomous University of Aguascalientes (UAA) in Mexico, on March 8. According to Diario16, this is a pilot program named “Educating in Equal Justice” (Educando en Justicia Igualitaria). The program was first launched in Lanzarote, Spain, by AMJE in 2016. AMJE’s President created the program with
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The Association of Women Judges of Spain Launches Educational Program in Aguascalientes, Mexico

Our Chapter in Panama, the Association of Women Magistrates and Judges of the Judicial Branch of Panama (AMAJUP) Inaugurated its Headquarters

Ancon, Panama | Our member association, the Association of Women Magistrates and Judges of the Judicial Branch of Panama (AMAJUP) inaugurated its headquarters last week. The ceremony included the presence of Supreme Court magistrates. AMAJUP is a non-profit association created in 1994. It is comprised of female magistrates and lawyers of the Republic of Panama. They have 175 members. Judge Ruby del Carmen
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Our Chapter in Panama, the Association of Women Magistrates and Judges of the Judicial Branch of Panama (AMAJUP) Inaugurated its Headquarters

Hon. Gloria Poyatos was Interviewed at El Intermedio about Patriarchal Justice and Sexual Violence

Spain | Magistrate Gloria Poyatos, IAWJ Board Member, was in an interview at the program “El Intermedio” from La Sexta, discussing patriarchal justice and sexual violence in her country. During the interview, Hon. Gloria Poyatos, Magistrate at the Superior Tribunal of Justice in Canarias, addressed gender inequalities, both in the judicial system, and within the legislation. Magistrate Poyatos raised important issues. She mentioned
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Hon. Gloria Poyatos was Interviewed at El Intermedio about Patriarchal Justice and Sexual Violence

IAWJ’s CSW 63 Parallel Event

New York, USA | On Thursday, March 14, the IAWJ hosted a CSW 63 parallel event titled “Courts and access to public services: Global perspectives from women judges.” This year’s CSW priority theme was “social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.” Seven of our members spoke at this event. Hon.
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IAWJ’s CSW 63 Parallel Event

IAWJ’s Speeches at CSW 63

New York, USA | In addition to our CSW 63 parallel event “Courts and Access to Public Services: Global Perspectives from Women Judges,” IAWJ President, Hon. Vanessa Ruiz and President-elect, Hon. Susan Glazebrook represented the association in several panels and discussions during CSW 63. Hon. Susan Glazebrook spoke at the joint event with IDLO, GQUAL and the Permanent Mission of the State of
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