#YOMEUNO (#IJOIN): A Campaign from the Association of Women Judges of Argentina in Commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Since the beginning of November 2019, and to commemorate the International Day of Non-Violence, the Association of Women Judges of Argentina (AMJA) carried out throughout the country, the #YOMEUNO CAMPAIGN for the commitment to end violence against women, an initiative by AMJA, which responds the invitation of the United Nations #UNITE, which involves multiple actors from the judicial system, state agencies, and civil
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#YOMEUNO (#IJOIN): A Campaign from the Association of Women Judges of Argentina in Commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

“World Bank Conference: Ethical Concerns about the Use of Social Media by Judges” by Justice Lynne Leitch

November 5, 2019 | Monumental societal shifts have significantly impacted the nature of judicial work and created new challenges to the rule of law. They have also raised questions and created questions about the ethical responsibilities of judges in relation to their use of social media. Judges must understand and become comfortable with social media to fulfill our judicial duties. We have no choice.
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The Tunisian Association of Women Judges Launches the Handbook of Cantonal Courts

The Tunisian Association of Women Judges (TAWJ) launched the Handbook of Cantonal Courts, which was developed and printed with the support of the Justice Reform Support Program and Democracy International Reporting, at a ceremony organized in collaboration with the Justice Reform Support Program on Friday, November 29, 2019, in the presence of the Minister of Justice Mr. Mohamed Karim Jamoussi. The main purpose
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The Tunisian Association of Women Judges Launches the Handbook of Cantonal Courts

“The 3rd Punjab Women Judges’ Conference” by the Hon. Ayesha Malik

The 3rd Punjab Women Judges’ Conference was organised by the Punjab Judicial Academy (PJA) under the auspices of the Lahore High Court (LHC) from 29th November to 1st December 2019. The Conference was attended by over 271 women Judges from across Punjab. Chief Justice of Pakistan, Judges from the Supreme Court of Pakistan and the Chief Justice Lahore High Court graced the occasion and shared invaluable comments
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“The 3rd Punjab Women Judges’ Conference” by the Hon. Ayesha Malik

President-Elect, Susan Glazebrook, recently visited the Dominican Republic

On the morning of 25 November 2019, I had the privilege of attending the launch of the impressive best practice guide on dealing with cases of domestic violence at the Supreme Court of the Dominican Republic. In the afternoon, I gave an address at the Judges’ Institute on family violence in New Zealand. We found that we were facing very similar issues in
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President-Elect, Susan Glazebrook, recently visited the Dominican Republic

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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The IAWJ was Very Present at the 1st International Congress: Universality, Justice and Gender-Based Violence (Las Palmas, November 13, 14 and 15, 2019)

On November 13 to 15 in Las Palmas (Canary Islands, Spain), an important critical congress on gender was held with the participation of a large number of IAWJ members from Spain, Portugal, Greece, Germany, France, Tunisia, Palestine, and Kenya, under the direction of the magistrate and IAWJ member, Auxiliadora Díaz. The congress addressed gender-based violence globally, through a total of eight discussion tables
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The IAWJ was Very Present at the 1st International Congress: Universality, Justice and Gender-Based Violence (Las Palmas, November 13, 14 and 15, 2019)

NAWJ congratulates the 2019-2020 Board of Directors, elected during the 2019 Annual Conference

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
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