The Association of Women Judges of Argentina Collaborated in the Creation of the Third Quarterly Report on Violence Against Women

The Association of Women Judges of Argentina (AMJA) collaborated with the Innovation and Artificial Intelligence Lab (IALAB) of the University of Buenos Aires, the Law School of the University of Buenos Aires, and the Public Prosecutor in the creation of the Third Quarterly Report on Violence Against Women “Process automation project and complaints regarding gender violence.” You can find the report here.

NEWS FROM THE NAWJ (U.S.) ANNUAL CONFERENCE

I am just settling down after an exciting and fast-paced October. IAWJ held its board meeting in Fez, Morocco in conjunction with the Regional Symposium of African Judges which was themed Social and Professional Guarantees of Women Judges in Africa.  Special thanks to the Kingdom of Morocco and Judge Mina Sougrati for all of her hard work planning and hosting us in her
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NEWS FROM THE NAWJ (U.S.) ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Judge Gloria Pasten Ishiara Speaks about the Existing Regulations Against Street Harrassment

The Hon. Gloria Pasten Ishiara, IAWJ member and current Academic Director of the Association of Women Judges of Argentina (AMJA) spoke about the “current regulations, their scope and the tools available to those who suffer from street harassment,” in an activity organized by AMJA and the Judicial Training School, Dr. Mario Del Castelli, according to noticiasdel6. In Argentina, street harassment has been sanctioned
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Judge Gloria Poyatos Interviewed on How to Judge with a Gender Perspective

The Hon. Gloria Poyatos, President of the Association of Women Judges of Spain and Member of IAWJ’s Board of Directors, was interviewed by La Verdad in relation to her presentation at the University of Murcia’s Congress: “Towards a social law with a gender perspective.” Judge Poyatos presented on the technique and methodology to judge with a gender perspective. Judge Poyatos was asked by
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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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Immediate Access to Gesell Dome for Children and Adolescents who Report Being Victims of Crimes Against their Sexual Integrity Committed by Either Parent

The Superior Court of Justice of the Province of Cordoba recently issued  Regulatory Agreement Number 1595 laying down the protocol to be followed when crimes against sexual integrity are reported,  the victims are minors under the age of 16 and the alleged perpetrator is one or both parents. The main objective is to expedite the process of taking victims’ statements in a Gesell
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The Association of Women Judges of the Dominican Republic Promotes Awareness of the Reality of Nannies

Our affiliated association in the Dominican Republic (AJURD) hosted a screening of “Nana” to increase awareness of the social reality of nannies and maids. According to Diario Digital DR, the documentary from Tatiana Fernández Geara “portrays the difficult reality experienced by the … nannies in the country.” Magistrate Katia Jiménez, President of AJURD stated that the film features the life of nannies, generally
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The Association of Women Judges of the Dominican Republic Promotes Awareness of the Reality of Nannies

David J. Sachar Wrote an Op-Ed for UNODC’s Global Judicial Integrity Network

IAWJ member from the US, David J. Sachar, who is Executive Director of the Judicial Discipline and Disciplinary Commission in Arkansas recently published an Op-Ed with UNODC’s Global Judicial Integrity Network* on Judicial Misconduct and Public Confidence in the Rule of Law. Judicial misconduct breaks down the very fibre of what is necessary for a functional judiciary- citizens who believe their judges are
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1st Regional Symposium of African Women Judges

The Union of Moroccan Women Judges (UMWJ), under the direction of their President and IAWJ’s Secretary/Treasurer, the Hon. Mina Sougrati; Morocco’s Supreme Court; the International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ); and the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) co-hosted the 1st Regional Conference of African Women Judges. From October 10 to 12, in commemoration of Morocco’s National Women’s Day, African women judges met in Fez
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1st Regional Symposium of African Women Judges