Trafficking in Persons

The IAWJ Co-Hosted the Regional Conference on Human Trafficking in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Regional Conference on Human Trafficking in Latin America and the Caribbean was co-hosted by the IAWJ, the Poder Judicial of the Dominican Republic, the Instituto de Estudios Judiciales of Chile, the Red Interamericana de Mujeres Profesionales Por Los Derechos Humanos, UNODC, the Association of Women Judges of the Dominican Republic (AJURD), the Association of Chilean magistrates (MACHI), and the Fundación LIBERA. As
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The IAWJ Co-Hosted the Regional Conference on Human Trafficking in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Association of Women Judges of Argentina (AMJA) Will Publish and Present Their New Book “Gender and COVID-19”

The Association of Women Judges of Argentina (AMJA), in commemoration of the World Day against Trafficking in Persons (July 30), will publish and present their new book “Gender and COVID-19“. For the occasion, AMJA member Dr. Zunilda Niremperger will speak on the topic of “Human Trafficking, the Dark Side of Humanity“. To register for the online event, please click here. This blog post
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The Association of Women Judges of Argentina (AMJA) Will Publish and Present Their New Book “Gender and COVID-19”

The LIBERA Foundation Against Trafficking in Persons is Carrying Out, with the Sponsorship of the IAWJ, an Online Course for Judges and Operators of the Latin America and the Caribbean Justice System

On July 30 and 31, 2019, as part of its two-year program, “Countering Trafficking in Persons in the Dominican Republic: Multi-sector Response & Local Resilience in Targeted Vulnerable Communities,” funded by the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (JTIP) of the US Department of State, IAWJ convened a regional conference in Santo Domingo on Trafficking in Persons (TIP). This conference was
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The LIBERA Foundation Against Trafficking in Persons is Carrying Out, with the Sponsorship of the IAWJ, an Online Course for Judges and Operators of the Latin America and the Caribbean Justice System

The IAWJ Held a Webinar in French About Children Working as Domestic Servants During the COVID-19 Pandemic

On June 12, 2020, the Magistrate’s School in Haiti (EMA), the State University of Haiti (UEH) and the International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ), with the support of the BEST program (Building a Solid Environment to Eradicate Human Trafficking), organized a webinar to discuss the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on children working as domestic servants in Haiti. The BEST program is led
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The IAWJ Held a Webinar in French About Children Working as Domestic Servants During the COVID-19 Pandemic

A Brief Overview of the IAWJ – Kenya Chapter (IAWJ – KC)’s Activities since October 2019

National Gender-Based Violence Conference The IAWJ – Kenya Chapter was represented by the Hon. Lady Justice Hellen Wasilwa, Vice-President of the IAWJ – Kenya Chapter and of the Secretariat at the National Gender-Based Violence Conference themed “The Missing Agenda- Accountability Towards Prevention and Response to GBV” on October 16 – 17, 2019. The conference was organized by the Ministry of Public Service, Youth
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Retired IAWJ Executive Director Winship continues work on sextortion.

Retired IAWJ Executive Director Joan D. Winship continues her work on sextortion and human trafficking. On January 14, 2020, she and a colleague on the Calvert County Commission for Women where Ms. Winship is Chair, led a public forum on “Sextortion and Human Trafficking in Calvert County and Beyond”.  You can read more about it here. This blog post was prepared by Joan
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Retired IAWJ Executive Director Winship continues work on sextortion.

Botswana Judicial Colloquium on Human Trafficking, Kasane, Botswana 9-11 July 2019

On 9th to 11th July 2019, the Botswana Chapter held the second leg of its training on anti-human trafficking, in collaboration with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the United States Department of State, and the Ministry of Defence Justice & Security. The first session was held in April 2019. Participants were magistrates and judges of the Industrial Court, and
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IAWJ Counter-Trafficking in Persons Webinar

On October 4th, the IAWJ partnered with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Freedom Collective program to carry out a Spanish language webinar entitled, “Challenges for the Penal Justice System in Addressing Trafficking in Persons” (Retos de la Justicia Penal en la respuesta a la Trata de Personas). Approximately 40 people logged-on to participate, including IAWJ member judges from Peru,
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IAWJ Starts Building Enduring Systems to End Trafficking (BEST) Project

IAWJ has partnered with LUMOS Foundation (LUMOS) and Catholic Relief Services (CRS) to implement a 3-year program entitled “Building Enduring Systems to End Trafficking (BEST)” funded by USAID-Haiti. The program aims to (1) better coordinate government systems and responses for countering trafficking in persons (TIP); (2) deliver a multi-sector, multi-stakeholder behavior change communications campaign to shift knowledge, attitudes, and practices of target audiences nationwide;
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IAWJ Starts Building Enduring Systems to End Trafficking (BEST) Project

The Haitian Chapter of the International Association of Women Judges Celebrated its 18th anniversary on August 12

IAWJ’s Chapter in Haiti (CHAIFEJ) celebrated its 18th anniversary on August 12th, 2019. To commemorate the anniversary, CHAIFEJ organized a week of activities: Training on gender-based violence, with special attention to victim care and services; Presentation of a draft of a legislative project for CHAIFEJ on children in danger; Selling of books written by women and girls; among other activities. Moreover, this year, there
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