Trafficking in Persons

IAWJ Represented at the Summit of African Women Judges & Prosecutors on Human Trafficking and Organized Crime

Vatican City | Videos of the presentations and discussions of the Summit of African Women Judges & Prosecutors on Human Trafficking and Organized Crime that took place on December 12 and 13, hosted by The Pontifical Academy of Sciences, are now available. Through this link, you can watch the presentations of IAWJ Board Members, Hon. Susana Medina, Hon. Saida Chebili, Hon. Ngozi Emehelu,
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IAWJ Present at the Summit of African Women Judges & Prosecutors on Human Trafficking and Organized Crime

Vatican City | The Pontifical Academy of Sciences hosted a two-day Summit of African Women Judges & Prosecutors on Human Trafficking and Organized Crime on December 12 and 13. IAWJ Board Members, Hon. Saida Chebili, Hon. Ngozi Emehelu, Hon. Hannah Okwengu, and Hon. Susana Medina represented the IAWJ at the Summit along with over twenty IAWJ members.  Almost fifty women participated in the conference.
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IAWJ Chapter in Tunisia, the Tunisian Women Judges Association (TWJA) Conducted Training Activities on New Law for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Tunisia | IAWJ’s Chapter in Tunisia, the Tunisian Women Judges Association (TWJA) conducted two training activities in October and November regarding the country’s new law on the elimination of violence against women. Law 2017_58 was approved in August, 2017.  On October 20-21, the TWJA conducted a two-day Training Workshop on the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Family court judges, criminal judges, and prosecutors participated in this training.
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IAWJ Chapter in Tunisia, the Tunisian Women Judges Association (TWJA) Conducted Training Activities on New Law for the Elimination of Violence against Women

The Association of Women Judges of Argentina (AMJA) Conducts Activities on Human Trafficking

Argentina | The Asociación de Mujeres Jueces de Argentina (AMJA) conducted several activities on human trafficking in October. On October 16, they conducted a debate on “Violence in the Workplace: Gender and Access to Justice” in Buenos Aires to spread the word and debate on the different laws and actions that protect workers in regards to violence in the workplace, particularly violence against women,
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The Association of Women Judges of Argentina (AMJA) Conducts Activities on Human Trafficking

New law on the books: Women Judges provide Training on Trafficking in Persons in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Port-au-Prince, Haiti | Our member association in Haiti, the Chapitre Haïtien de l’Association Internationale des Femmes Juges (CHAIFEJ), continues conducting training for judges on human trafficking in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.   ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

New law on the books: Women Judges provide Training on Trafficking in Persons in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

IAWJ’s Chapter in Haiti Holds Media Training in Port-au-Prince

Port-au-Prince, Haiti | The IAWJ’s member association in Haiti, the Chapitre Haïtien de l’Association Internationale des Femmes Juges (CHAIFEJ), held a workshop for journalists called “Let’s fight human trafficking in Haiti.” The goal of the workshop was for judges to give tips to journalists on how to report  and investigate human trafficking in the country.  Watch a short clip of the training below.

New law on the books: Women Judges provide Leadership on Trafficking in Persons in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Port-au-Prince, Haiti | IAWJ’s Member Association in Haiti, the Chapitre Haïtien de l’Association Internationale des Femmes Juges (CHAIFEJ), is conducting training for newly appointed judges this week in Port-au-Prince from Monday, October 29, to Wednesday, October 31. The training is part of our project on Combating Human Trafficking in Haiti and is focused on combating trafficking in persons (TIP) in the country. Specifically, judges are being
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New law on the books: Women Judges provide Leadership on Trafficking in Persons in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

New law on the books: Women Judges provide Leadership on Trafficking in Persons in Haiti – Training in Saint-Marc

Our project on Combating Human Trafficking in Haiti is conducting justice sector training on combating trafficking in persons in Saint-Marc this week. The training focuses on identification of TIP cases and improved coordination between Judges, Prosecutors, Police, and Social Workers in Haiti.  Trainers and trainees with a Judicial Superior Counsel Member

New law on the books: Women Judges provide Leadership on Trafficking in Persons in Haiti – Training in Saint-Marc

New law on the books: Women Judges provide Leadership on Trafficking in Persons in Haiti – Training in Petit-Goâve

Petit-Goâve, Haiti | Our project on Combating Human Trafficking in Haiti conducted justice sector training on combating trafficking in persons in Petit-Goâve. The training focused on identification of TIP cases and improved coordination between Judges, Prosecutors, Police, and Social Workers in Haiti.     

New law on the books: Women Judges provide Leadership on Trafficking in Persons in Haiti – Training in Petit-Goâve

IAWJ Commemorates World Day against Trafficking in Persons

Women Judges working together to combat trafficking in persons Trafficking in persons (TIP) is a global issue affecting the most vulnerable peoples in our communities. Due to the broad reach of this crime, it is necessary for local, national, and international actors to come together and work on all different levels to address this problem. When working in tandem, governments and civil society
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IAWJ Commemorates World Day against Trafficking in Persons