“Glass ceilings are broken when you uplift others behind you.” Longtime active IAWJ member, Chief Justice Gita Mittal of India retired from the bench as of December 8, 2020. Over the years, many IAWJ members came to know Justice Mittal as someone who was not only an intelligent, brave and insightful jurist, but also one who worked unceasingly to promote equal justice and
The Association of Women Magistrates of Paraguay (AMJRP) participated in several activities this month.
Hon. Bernadette D’Souza President Hon. Mary White District 1 Director Hon. Karen M. Donohue President-Elect Hon. Kathy J. King District 2 Director Hon. Elizabeth A. White VP-Districts’ Hon. Vivian Medinilla District 3 Director Hon. Heidi M. Pasichow VP-Publications Hon. Anita Josey-Herring District 4 Director Hon. Orlinda L. Naranjo Secretary Hon. Anne Barnes District 5 Director Hon. Elizabeth K. Lee Treasurer Hon. Lynda Jones
Chief Justice Irene Mambilima (Zambia) Presented at the World Bank’s LJD Week 2019 Panel on Justice for All: Scaling Access to Justice through Digital Technology
The World Bank’s Law, Justice, and Development Week took place on November 4-7. This year’s theme was “Rights, Technology, and Development.” IAWJ member, Chief Justice Irene Mambilima from Zambia spoke at the panel on “Justice for All: Scaling Access to Justice through Digital Technology.” You can read Chief Justice Mambilima’s notes here. You can see Chief Justice Mambilima’s presentation here.
This year’s event was held at the Park Regis Hotel in Broad Street, Birmingham on Friday 8 November 2019. The day started with the Vice President Sarah Asplin LJ welcoming delegates, speakers and guests, referring to the amazing programme that lay ahead. As Sarah predicted, it would prove to be a richly rewarding day, with a feast of stimulating ideas. We were very
On November 8, the Association of Women Judges of Spain (AMJE) conducted its annual General Assembly and the workshop “Effective Equality, a place for a reunion.” During the General Assembly, the association elected its new Board of Directors. The new Board is comprised by: Lucía Avilés Cira GarcíaSandra PiñeiroZita HernándezHelena GilCarmen Delgado Lara Esteve More information about the Assembly here.
The Association of Women Judges of Spain Published Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
The Association of Women Judges of Spain (AMJE) published a statement on their website on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women titled: “Violence does have a gender.” The statement has six main points: The elimination of gender-based violence (GBV) is a necessity for any State that intends that seeks to respect Human Rights and promote the free coexistence between
On October 31, 2019, the Court of Barcelona (Spain) published the judgment of “La Manada de Manresa” (the Manresa Wolf Pack). It sentenced 5 men as perpetrators, each of them, of a crime of continued sexual abuse of a child under 14, who was defenseless due to the intake of alcoholic beverages, with a prison punishment of between 10 and 12 years. This
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 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