The National Association of Women Judges (NAWJ) Hosted its First Webinar on Providing Access to Justice During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The National Association of Women Judges (NAWJ) hosted its first webinar Courts on the Frontline: Providing Access to Justice While Protecting Public Health During a Pandemic, featuring four Chief Justices and the steps they are taking in their respective states. The video recording of the webinar is available here.
The UNODC Global Judicial Integrity Network hosted two webinars. The video recordings of these webinars are now available below: The Use of Artificial Intelligence in the Administration of Justice, featuring Professor Karen Yeung Interdisciplinary Professorial Fellow in Law, Ethics, and Informatics at the University of Birmingham in the School of Law and the School of Computer Science. The Investigation of Judicial Misconduct, featuring
National Gender-Based Violence Conference The IAWJ – Kenya Chapter was represented by the Hon. Lady Justice Hellen Wasilwa, Vice-President of the IAWJ – Kenya Chapter and of the Secretariat at the National Gender-Based Violence Conference themed “The Missing Agenda- Accountability Towards Prevention and Response to GBV” on October 16 – 17, 2019. The conference was organized by the Ministry of Public Service, Youth
Addressing Domestic Violence During the COVID-19 Pandemic This month, the IAWJ hosted three webinar discussions in English, Spanish, and French regarding ways we can deal with the growing number of domestic violence cases. IAWJ members from all over the world talked about various initiatives aimed at ensuring the safety of victims during the pandemic. The English discussion featured: Judge Vanessa Ruiz (Opening Speaker),
Two years have passed since our 2018 IAWJ International Biennial Conference in Argentina. It is for this reason that we would like to share a few memories of that wonderful experience.
The Association of Women Judges of Spain (AMJE) Launched an Initiative to Protect Women’s Rights during the State of Emergency
The Association of Women Judges of Spain launched an initiative to inform women of some of their rights during the state of emergency. They created a section with questions and answers and prepared short thematic videos with most common questions. For more information, please click here.
At the Court of First Instance of Port-au-Prince, in Haiti, they are testing Habeas Corpus hearings with measures taken to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission in the court. They are in the pilot phase and are trying to develop the program in other jurisdictions.
The president of the Supreme Court of Justice, Dr. Alberto Martínez Simón, reported during the Plenary Session in the last plenary session dated April 29, that 28,928 resolutions were issued – between final sentences and interlocutory orders – from March 12 to April 24, 2020, by all Courts and Tribunals of all the Judicial Circumscriptions, jurisdictions, and instances of the Judicial Power. •
Transgender people, despite being part of vulnerable people and having their rights recognized, such as gender identity and expression, have a difficult time during the COVID-19 pandemic. In Peru, since March 16, 2020, social distancing and confinement were ordered: initially, with restrictions on departure times and then, from April 3 (a measure that lasted until April 10), an interleaved exit for men and
The Association of Women Judges of Argentina (AMJA) Conducted a Survey About How Teleworking from Home Impacts Women
The Association of Women Judges of Argentina partnered with the NGO Foro del Sur to carry out the survey “Women and Teleworking from home. How do we live this challenge?” This has summoned more than 2,500 women from different universes (employees, entrepreneurs or self-employed) who have used, began to use or are likely to adopt this type of work in the near future,