The decision of a total suspension of work from March 23, 2020, until April 19, 2020, was made by the foremost authority to which five magistrates are attached. The general agreement establishes that the period can be shortened or extended as necessary, taking into account the phases declared by the state and federal governments. There will be no attention to the public, on
The Association of Women Judges of Argentina (AMJA) hosted a panel to discuss women’s rights in the judiciary
According to Diario Panorama, the Association of Women Judges of Argentina (AMJA) organized a panel discussion for women of different professions to share personal and professional experiences and raise awareness of the necessity to defend access to equal rights and opportunities for women in the judiciary.
According to Women of China, members of the China Association of Women Judges (CAWJ) were asked to play their role and take responsibility by carrying out online court work in order to make sure criminal cases of disrupting epidemic prevention and control efforts could be heard in a timely manner.
The Women Judges Association of Malawi led a project to demand justice and accountability for sexual violence survivors
The Women Judges Association of Malawi led a UNTF funded project which engaged nearly 30,000 community women, girls, men and boys in the advocacy for justice and accountability for sexual violence survivors in Malawi. The full report of the project is available here.
The Philippine Women Judges Association donated N95 masks (which are now in scarcity and ultra-expensive) to two public hospitals in dire need of such. Our medical/health workers/front liners are in more in danger. We need to protect them so they can protect us. For each region in the Philippines, women judges are spearheading fund drives to help the front liners. This blog post
The training took place in the framework of the commemoration for International Women’s Day before an auditorium made up of 450 students of Manuel Belgrano High School, according to Nuevo Diario. The issues addressed were gender perspectives, the materialization of public policies on the matter and international public order statements on gender awareness signed by the various Conventions incorporated into the National Constitution.
The IAWJ participated in the “Us Too? Bullying and Sexual Harassment in the Legal Profession” campaign
The IAWJ actively participated in the “Us Too? Bullying and Sexual Harassment in the Legal Profession” global engagement campaign, undertaken by the International Bar Association. The full Us Too? report is now available in English and Spanish, while a four-page summary is available in 14 languages. You can watch the video summary of the campaign here.
The Yemen Women Judges Forum held a workshop about the harmonization of the CEDAW agreement with national legislation
The Yemen Women Judges Forum held a workshop related to the harmonization of the CEDAW agreement with national legislation which took place in the city of Taiz on 14 March 14, 2020, in the presence of judges, academics and attorneys. The other parallel component of the activity was related to the Child Agreement that was held in the city of Sana’a on February
The Canadian Chapter of the IAWJ held an “Evening with Women Judges” for Law students of the University of Manitoba
Every year, the Canadian Chapter of the IAWJ (CCIAWJ) holds an “Evening with Women Judges” for Law students of the University of Manitoba. According to UM Today, this initiative began in 2015 “to allow students a regular opportunity to interact with women in the judiciary”.
A significant date can be celebrated, acclaimed, solemnized, commemorated. The question is: “In which category does International Women’s Day belong?” To define the above, we must first remember why International Women’s Day was established. As a woman, it is very common to receive greetings, flowers or some gift on March 8 to celebrate the date. However, the historical episode from which it originates