Judge Whitener named keynote speaker fo the 2018 Black Women Rise Conference

Judge G. Helen Whitener, and IAWJ member and member of the Pierce County Superior Court Bench since 13 January 2015, has been asked to present as the keynote speaker for the 2018 Black Women Rise Conference set to take place in West Palm Beach, Florida. Judge Whitener will also provide a separate presentation titled, “Racism and Sexism in the Law.” The Black Women
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Judge Whitener named keynote speaker fo the 2018 Black Women Rise Conference

The Second Conference of Women Judges of Punjab

The IAWJ President, Dr. Susana Medina, participated in the Second Conference of Women Judges of Punjab, which took place from 13-15 October in the city of Lahore, Pakistan. Dr. Medina highlighted the effort and commitment with which the Judicial Academy of Punjab works to improve access to justice. In a ceremony that took place during the meeting, the Superior Court of Justice of
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The Second Conference of Women Judges of Punjab

Asociacion de Mujeres Jueces de Argentina Prepares for the 14th IAWJ Biennial Conference

The International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ) and the Asociacion de Mujeres Jueces de Argentina (AMJA) are honored to invite members to the 14th IAWJ Biennial Conference to take place in Buenos Aires, Argentina on May 2nd-6th, 2018. The IAWJ Biennial Conference brings our members from around the world to exchange knowledge, experiences, jurisprudence, and wisdom, as well as to strengthen ties of friendship.
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Asociacion de Mujeres Jueces de Argentina Prepares for the 14th IAWJ Biennial Conference

IAWJ President Urges for the Appointment of a Woman as Secretary General

The IAWJ President, Dr. Susana Medina, urgest that the next Secretary General of the United Nations should be a woman with a vision for international gender equality. Below is a message from Dr. Susana Medina. Gender equality is a human rights issue. Women are more than half of the world population, however, they are underrepresented in international organizations, courts and government bodies. This
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IAWJ President Urges for the Appointment of a Woman as Secretary General

IAWJ Member Participates in Discussion on Corruption, Impunity & Institutional Crisis in Guatemala

On 31 August 2017, IAWJ member, Claudia Escobar, joined Michael Camilleri, Johan Creamer, and Adriana Beltran for a conversation about corruption, impunity, and the ongoing political crisis in Guatemala following President Jimmy Morales’ attempt to fire Iván Velásquez. The Dialogue hosted this discussion in Washington, DC. Iván Velásquez is the commissioner of the UN-backed International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG). Guatemala’s political
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IAWJ Member Participates in Discussion on Corruption, Impunity & Institutional Crisis in Guatemala

Leadership Changes for the National Association of Women Judges and Magistrates of Botswana

The National Association of Women Judges and Magistrates of Botswana (NAWABO) met on January 21st, 2017 for its Annual General Meeting. The meeting presented the opportunity to elect new leaders and rebreand the NAWABO. Building off the years of incredible work and impact achieved, the association changed its name to the Botswana Chapter of International Association of Women Judges. Elections for new officers
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A Message from the IAWJ President on International Women’s Day

Today, while we celebrate International Women´s Day, I would like to greet you, my sisters, members of the International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ). We, Women Judges of the world, have an unmatched opportunity to give Justice a more human face, a more sensitive face, to deliver a service closer to people; in order to make the system more effective, efficient and independent.
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A Message from the IAWJ President on International Women’s Day