Have Women Achieved Professional Equality? A Lecture by Prof. Jo Delahunty

Professor Jo Delahunty, member of the IAWJ and the United Kingdom Association of Women Judges (UKAWJ) continued with the UKAWJ’s lecture series celebrating 100 years of women in law. The theme of her lecture was: Have Women Achieved Professional Equality? 100 years since the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act. Gresham College has published the video of her lecture accompanied by the following text: “2019
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“Educating in Equal Justice” Goes to Móstoles and Lanzarote

The public awareness program on gender perspective of the Association of Women Judges of Spain (AMJE) has reached the high-schools of Móstoles and Lanzarote. According to NoticiasPress.es, this program helps teenagers identify and prevent situations of discrimination, gender-based violence, and sexist stereotypes. Over 3,000 students have already participated in this program throughout Spain in the past three years. Eliminating gender stereotypes from childhood
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“Educating in Equal Justice” Goes to Móstoles and Lanzarote

Judge Aída Tarditti Will Promote Women’s Rights and their Role in the Judiciary as New President of the Association of Women Judges of Argentina

The Hon. Aída Tarditti, new President of the Association of Women Judges of Argentina (AMJA) was interviewed by LanuevaMañana and El Diario about women’s participation in the judiciary and international movements such as #NiUnaMenos and #MeToo. As President of AMJA, Judge Tarditti will further public policies that will promote and protect the human rights of women and transgender people, stated LanuevaMañana. Her goal
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Appointment of the Honourable Madame Justice Eleanor Joye Donaldson-Honeywell to the United Nations Dispute Tribunal

The Caribbean Association of Women Judges (CAWJ) is pleased to announce that its member, the Honourable Madame Justice Eleanor Joye Donaldson-Honeywell, was appointed a part-time Judge at the United Nations Dispute Tribunal (UNDT) on July 10, 2019.     Vacancies were advertised in various media including the IAWJ Newsletter on February 28, 2019.  The United Nations was seeking four part-time judges for the UNDT, which is
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Appointment of the Honourable Madame Justice Eleanor Joye Donaldson-Honeywell to the United Nations Dispute Tribunal

IAWJ’s Europe, Middle East and North Africa Regional Conference 2019 Conclusions are Available

In April, the Association of Women Judges of Spain (AMJE) hosted IAWJ’s 2019 Europe, Middle East and North Africa Regional Conference along with the I International Congress themed “Justice with a Gender Perspective.” Spain’s Center for Judicial Studies has published on its website the conclusions of each of the educational sessions, along with a summary of the opening and closing ceremonies, and AMJE’s
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IAWJ’s Europe, Middle East and North Africa Regional Conference 2019 Conclusions are Available

International Association of Women Judges Kenya Chapter Brief of Activities Held from March – September 2019

Change of Name During its Silver Jubilee Celebrations held on December 2018, the Association officially changed its name from Kenya Women Judges Association to the “International Association of Women Judges Kenya Chapter.” This was in accordance with a resolution that was adopted at the Association’s Special General Meeting that was held on 3rd November 2018.  The Launch of 2017 IAWJ Africa Region Conference Compendium
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The New Judge Barbie’s Attire was Designed with Help of the National Association of Women Judges – US

The National Association of Women Judges – US (NAWJ) helped design Mattel’s new Barbie: Judge Barbie. According to Romper, Mattel consulted with the NAWJ “to get Judge Barbie’s courtroom attire correct, and as representative of most judges’ attire as possible.” Moreover, “Judge Barbie is available in four skin tones so more little girls can have a doll who represents them.” It is part
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Judge Mina Sougrati Writes Op-Ed for UNODC’s Global Judicial Integrity Network

IAWJ’s Secretary and Treasurer, and President of the Union of Moroccan Women Judges (UMWJ), the Hon. Mina Sougrati wrote an Op-Ed for UNODC’s Global Judicial Integrity Network titled “Leading by Example: Corruption Reporting Mechanisms in the Moroccan Judiciary.” New opinion piece from the Global #JudicialIntegrity Network is out! Judge Mina Sougrati of @IntlWomenJudges explains how Moroccan judiciary works on improving corruption reporting processes
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Judge Mina Sougrati Writes Op-Ed for UNODC’s Global Judicial Integrity Network

International Bar Association Launches Report on “Sextortion: a crime of corruption and sexual exploitation”

On September 25, the 2019 Annual Conference of the International Bar Association (IBA) featured a panel on A new anti-corruption paradigm:  sextortion and launched a report on Sextortion:  a crime of corruption and sexual exploitation.  The IBA press release and report are available here.  The report is the culmination of work begun two years ago by an IBA Sextortion Working Group, led by the IBA Legal Policy and Research Unit
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International Bar Association Launches Report on “Sextortion: a crime of corruption and sexual exploitation”