Membership

Dr. Janet Tello Gilardi Awarded ‘Orden al Mérito de la Mujer’

LIMA, PERU | May 21st, Dr. Janet Tello Giraldi, President of the Asociación Peruana de Mujeres Juezas and IAWJ member, was recognized by the Ministerio de la Mujer y Poblaciones Vulnerables (Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Peoples) and by President Martín Vizacarra with the ‘Orden al Mérito de la Mujer’. This is an incredible honor, and awarded to “women who promote and develop
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Dr. Janet Tello Gilardi Awarded ‘Orden al Mérito de la Mujer’

IAWJ Executive Director Lisa Davis Gives Biennial Report to Membership

Buenos Aires, Argentina | On May 5th, IAWJ Executive Director Lisa Davis addressed the membership at the IAWJ’s Biennial Conference. She presented two years in review of the IAWJ.  She recognized the amazing work of the IAWJ leadership, member associations, and IAWJ professional staff, and discussed the annual budgets of 2016, 2017, and 2018.  See here to read Davis’ full remarks.   “In my 2 and
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IAWJ Executive Director Lisa Davis Gives Biennial Report to Membership

IAWJ’s Delegation to UN Commission on the Status of Women

The International Association of Women Judges was honored to have a delegation at the 62nd Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) which had the theme of “Empowering Rural Women and Girls”. Our delegation this year was comprised of members from nine different countries: Argentina, Canada, the Czech Republic, Ghana, Kenya, Mexico, the Philippines, Uganda, and the United States.
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IAWJ’s Delegation to UN Commission on the Status of Women

Two New Member Associations in North Africa: Morocco and Tunisia

Two of our newest member associations, Morocco and Tunisia, held their first annual membership meeting in January to announce the creation of their associations. The Tunisian Association of Women Judges held their meeting with a theme of ‘Women Judges in a Democracy Transition’ on Jan 20-21. Their meeting included 150 judges and the President of the Court of Cassation and the Minister of
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Two New Member Associations in North Africa: Morocco and Tunisia

AMJA-IAWJ Conference Scholarships Now Available!

Apply Here!  Aplicar aqui!  Appliquer ici! Click here to view the Scholarship Basis and Conditions in English Click here to view the Scholarship Basis and Conditions in French Click here to view the Scholarship Basis and Conditions in Spanish

Successful Annual Meeting for AMJA

  The AMJA Chapter of IAWJ in Argentina hosted a successful annual meeting from 29 November through 01 December 2017. The meeting focused on judging with a gender perspectives and included a number of sessions on the topic. For more information, the event program is available in Spanish

Successful Annual Meeting for AMJA

Call for Papers: Edited Volume on Young Arab Women Beyond Boundaries and Borders

The Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab World at the Lebanese American University issued a call for papers focused on feminist movements for gender equality and women’s rights across the Middle East. The call is targeting young Arab women as the main contributors. Submissions will be accepted in English and Arabic. The volume is set to be published by McFarland in late
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Call for Papers: Edited Volume on Young Arab Women Beyond Boundaries and Borders

Member Opportunity: Institutional Mentoring Expert Needed

Opportunity: Developing Mentoring for Women Magistrates   The Côte d’Ivoire ProJustice program is a cooperative agreement funded by the USAID/West Africa/Regional Peace and Governance Office. It is a 5-year judicial reform program, whose two main objectives are to (i) improve and modernize administration of justice and case management through innovative tools implemented in 11 pilot courts, and (ii) increase access to justice for
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Member Opportunity: Institutional Mentoring Expert Needed

Judge Whitener named keynote speaker fo the 2018 Black Women Rise Conference

Judge G. Helen Whitener, and IAWJ member and member of the Pierce County Superior Court Bench since 13 January 2015, has been asked to present as the keynote speaker for the 2018 Black Women Rise Conference set to take place in West Palm Beach, Florida. Judge Whitener will also provide a separate presentation titled, “Racism and Sexism in the Law.” The Black Women
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Judge Whitener named keynote speaker fo the 2018 Black Women Rise Conference

The Second Conference of Women Judges of Punjab

The IAWJ President, Dr. Susana Medina, participated in the Second Conference of Women Judges of Punjab, which took place from 13-15 October in the city of Lahore, Pakistan. Dr. Medina highlighted the effort and commitment with which the Judicial Academy of Punjab works to improve access to justice. In a ceremony that took place during the meeting, the Superior Court of Justice of
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The Second Conference of Women Judges of Punjab