We Are on Instagram!

The IAWJ launched a new Instagram account which will be used to highlight our work and the work of our members across the globe. Stay tuned for some exciting content such as profiles of our incredible members and throwbacks of our unforgettable events! Follow us now and invite your friends and colleagues to do the same!

We Are on Instagram!

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

The Haitian Chapter of the IAWJ (CHAIFEJ) Held an Online Memorial Service for Judge Mimose Janvier

Remarks by the Hon. Vanessa Ruiz, President of the IAWJ As President of the International Association of Women Judges, I speak to you tonight with great sadness from Washington DC. Our hearts go out to her husband, her daughter, the rest of her family and those closest to her. Accompanying me is Anne Goldstein, who is the IAWJ Director of Human Rights Education.
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The Haitian Chapter of the IAWJ (CHAIFEJ) Held an Online Memorial Service for Judge Mimose Janvier

The Hon. Vanessa Ruiz, IAWJ President, Sent a Letter to the Association of Judicial Magistrates of Paraguay Following the Killing of Judge Diana Eveline Mereles Duarte in the Courthouse

June 29, 2020 Dear President and Colleagues of the Association of Judicial Magistrates of Paraguay, On behalf of over 6,000 judges in more than one hundred countries around the world, the International Association of Women Judges joins in expressing its sympathy for the tragic death of the Paraguayan Judge Diana Eveline Mereles Duarte, Judge of the Civil, Commercial and Labor Court of Hernandarias,
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The Hon. Vanessa Ruiz, IAWJ President, Sent a Letter to the Association of Judicial Magistrates of Paraguay Following the Killing of Judge Diana Eveline Mereles Duarte in the Courthouse

Funding Opportunities

The Global Fund for Women is providing three types of grants (general support grants, travel and event organizing grants, and crisis grants) to women-led groups based outside the United States. For more information on the application process and criteria, please click here.  The COVID-19 Innovation Hub set up a database of open funding calls for COVID-19 innovation activity. To browse funding opportunities for COVID-19 response and
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The Tunisian Association of Women Judges (TAWJ) Hosted a Webinar About Providing Access to Justice During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Faced with an epidemic affecting the whole world, justice, an essential pillar of any democratic society, found itself in the inevitable search for a balance between endangering fundamental rights and freedoms due to the total paralysis of the judicial system and the necessary fulfillment of its public service mission despite the constraints linked to the health crisis. The spread of the COVID-19 epidemic
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The Tunisian Association of Women Judges (TAWJ) Hosted a Webinar About Providing Access to Justice During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Chinese Taipei Chapter of the IAWJ Discussed Remote Hearings after the Launch of our COVID-19 Webinar Series

Last month, the IAWJ hosted an important webinar discussion regarding how Courts in different countries are responding to COVID-19. Four IAWJ members presented different initiatives aimed at ensuring justice during the pandemic. Given the time difference, not every member of the Chinese Taipei Chapter of the IAWJ participated in the webinar. The association recapped footage from the webinar at its board meeting followed
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The Chinese Taipei Chapter of the IAWJ Discussed Remote Hearings after the Launch of our COVID-19 Webinar Series