The Association of Women Judges of Paraguay Makes Statement in Support of Women Judges Running for Supreme Court Appointments

IAWJ’s affiliated association in Paraguay, the Association of Women Judges of Paraguay (AMJP), published a statement in support of women judges that are pursuing appointments in the country’s Supreme Court.  According to ABC, the statement reads “The National Constitution of 1992 establishes that <<the man and the woman have the same civil, political, social, economic, and cultural rights,>> inspired by Paraguay’s commitment, in
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The International Association of Women Judges headquarters have been moved to a new office space located at: 2000 M Street NW, Suite 750CWashington, DC, 20036, USA

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IAWJ President, Hon. Vanessa Ruiz, and IAWJ Members, Hon. Janet Nosworthy and Col. Linda Strite Murnane, participated in a panel in the American Bar Association Section of International Law’s 2019 Annual Conference

IAWJ President Judge Vanessa Ruiz moderated a panel: “Command Responsibility or Command Exemption? What the Bemba Case Tells Us About Sexual Assault as a War Crime” in the American Bar Association Section of International Law’s 2019 Annual Conference, on April 12. IAWJ members, Judge Janet Nosworthy, who serves at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, and Col. Linda Strite Murnane, a retired US Air
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IAWJ President, Hon. Vanessa Ruiz, and IAWJ Members, Hon. Janet Nosworthy and Col. Linda Strite Murnane, participated in a panel in the American Bar Association Section of International Law’s 2019 Annual Conference

Women Judges in Guatemala Account for 40% of All Judges

According to Magistrate Delia Davila, IAWJ member and President of the Association of Women Judges of Guatemala (AMJG), as of 2017, out of the 1,088 judges of the Judiciary, 435 are women, 40%. Regarding administrative personnel, women occupy 46%. During the inauguration of the Headquarters of AMJG, the President spoke about this data. She explained her association promotes the professionalization of women. “The
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In Preparation for the Regional Latin American and Caribbean Conference on Combating Trafficking in Persons, IAWJ and the Association of Women Judges of the Dominican Republic met with Judicial Leaders of the Dominican Republic

This week, representatives from the IAWJ and the Association of Women Judges of the Dominican Republic (AJURD) met with the President of the Constitutional Court, Hon. Milton Ray Guevara, and representatives from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Dominican Republic (DR) to prepare for the Regional Latin American and Caribbean Conference on Combating Trafficking in Persons. The IAWJ, the Association of Women
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The Tunisian Association of Women Judges Hosted a Workshop for Judges from Yemen, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia in April

On April 13 and 14, the Tunisian Association of Women Judges (TAWJ) hosted a workshop for judges titled “International Conference on the Basic Laws of Judges: A Guarantee for a Sustainable Democracy.” Among the participants were judges from Yemen, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia. The conference had the goal of promoting democratic sustainability by bringing together judicial representatives to discuss the laws that govern
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The Tunisian Association of Women Judges Hosted a Workshop for Judges from Yemen, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia in April

The Union of Moroccan Women Judges Conducted a Second Sextortion Workshop as part of our Program in Morocco

The Union of Moroccan Women Judges (UMWJ) organized a second Sextortion Workshop on April 12 within our joint Program “Recognizing Corruption’s Impact on Women in Morocco.” This workshop took place in Marrakech and is the second of four. The goal of this workshop was to educate participants on sextortion and the impact it has on women, and all victims, in the professional and
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The Union of Moroccan Women Judges Conducted a Second Sextortion Workshop as part of our Program in Morocco

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

On April 25 and 26, 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.” The conference was held at the emblematic Currency House of the National Currency and Stamp Factory in Madrid, Spain. IAWJ Regional Directors, Hon. Saida Chebili and Hon.
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IAWJ’s Europe, Middle East and North Africa Regional Conference 2019

A Message from IAWJ Past President, Hon. Susana Medina on Last Year’s Biennial Conference

IAWJ Past President, Hon. Susana Medina sends a message regarding last year’s Biennial Conference: Exactly one year ago, on May 2, 2018, the 14th Biennial Conference began in Buenos Aires, with the title “Building Bridges Between Women Judges of the World.” A historical event in the institutional life of AMJA that celebrated its 25 years of institutional trajectory, demonstrating its undeniable leadership in
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A Message from IAWJ Past President, Hon. Susana Medina on Last Year’s Biennial Conference