The IAWJ and the NAWJ Held a Joint Screening of the Documentary “The Judge”

I would like to thank the IAWJ for inviting me to comment and share the experience lived by the Honorable Judge Kouloud Elfakih. The subject chosen is specific. It is above all an indication of the attention that the IAWJ pays to women’s rights, gender equality and women’s access to the highest positions of responsibility. What is also different is that we focus
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The IAWJ and the NAWJ Held a Joint Screening of the Documentary “The Judge”

A Brief Overview of the UNODC Global Judicial Integrity Network’s Recent Activities

1) The Global Judicial Integrity Network was one of the winning teams in the Gender Equity Track at the AI for Good Global Summit. The Network presented a project focused on preventing gender bias and discrimination in Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems used in judiciaries. The project is focused on developing, launching, and maintaining a practical framework of global recommendations that judiciaries can use
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A Brief Overview of the UNODC Global Judicial Integrity Network’s Recent Activities

Recents News from the Association of Women Judges of Argentina (AMJA)

In the Province of Santiago del Estero: The Office for the Protection of Victims of Violence and Women of the Judicial Branch of Santiago del Estero turns 10 years old. It was inaugurated on August 3, 2010 by Dr. Elena Highton de Nolasco. For more information, please click here. In the Province of La Rioja: On September 11, a historical milestone for AMJA
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“The Importance of Judging with Gender Perspective: Italy” by the Hon. Carla Marina Lendaro

The importance of judging with gender perspective at every level of jurisdictions, in Italy too, is an extremely vast topic which is exceedingly full of too many unsolved matters. The regulation against discrimination in Italy is part of the Constitution, especially in its art. 51. The regulation is part of the civil law, which has been recently updated thanks to the innovative introduction
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An Overview of this Month’s Activities from the Association of Judicial Magistrates of the Republic of Paraguay (AMJRP)

October 10, 2020: Launch of the second edition of the “Electronic Judicial File” Manual, the Paraguay’s First Manual of Digital Justice by Judge Vivian Lopez y Lawyer Monica Gonzalez. To view the book launch, please click here. October 29, 2020: Conference with Judge Jose Igreja Matos, First Vice President of the UIM and President of the Association of European Judges, organized by the
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An Overview of this Month’s Activities from the Association of Judicial Magistrates of the Republic of Paraguay (AMJRP)

“Children of the LGBTQ Community” by Dr. Blanca Estela del Rosario Zamudio Valdes

I would like to share the following concern, which corresponds to the issue of girls, boys and adolescents who are part of the trans community; because of the conflict that exists in Mexico City law to make effective a human right and that corresponds to identity; since at this time they cannot be given their birth certificate where the gender of that girl,
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The IAWJ Co-Hosted a Webinar in Tribute to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Justice Ginsburg noted that she was always eager to learn from the experiences of other nations, “as a matter of comity and in a spirit of humility.” Four women judges from around the world shared their insights on how Justice Ginsburg’s framework for gender equality shaped or was shaped by international comparative law.  The full video recording of the event is available below:

The IAWJ Co-Hosted a Webinar in Tribute to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

“The Human Rights of Children and Adolescents in Digital Environments in a Global Context” by the Hon. Natalia Marcela Molina

The opportunity to participate in international events is always enriching, especially because different cultures with very diverse backgrounds converge at the meeting. This meeting has not been the exception. This Conference took place as part of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly. UNGA 2020 was organized by the Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF), in association with its global partners, the United
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“The Human Rights of Children and Adolescents in Digital Environments in a Global Context” by the Hon. Natalia Marcela Molina

“Magistrate Luisa Segoviano Astaburuaga. With Her, We All Progress” by Magistrate Gloria Poyatos Matas

Last September 30 was a great day for equality, the real one, not the formal one, in the Spanish justice system. In the middle of the morning, a Magistrate crossed one of the most insurmountable thresholds of the Spanish Judiciary, although only if you are a woman. Her name is María Luisa Segoviano and she is a pioneer. She has become the first
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“Magistrate Luisa Segoviano Astaburuaga. With Her, We All Progress” by Magistrate Gloria Poyatos Matas