Our Chapter in Panama, the Association of Women Magistrates and Judges of the Judicial Branch of Panama (AMAJUP) Inaugurated its Headquarters

Ancon, Panama | Our member association, the Association of Women Magistrates and Judges of the Judicial Branch of Panama (AMAJUP) inaugurated its headquarters last week. The ceremony included the presence of Supreme Court magistrates.

AMAJUP is a non-profit association created in 1994. It is comprised of female magistrates and lawyers of the Republic of Panama. They have 175 members.

Judge Ruby del Carmen Ibarra, the President of AMAJUP, gave some remarks. She highlighted the association’s goal to investigate, identify, and propose solutions to legal, cultural, and ethical problems, as well as those that affect women in her relationship with the justice system.

AMAJUP’s Former President, retired Magistrate, Hon. Esmeralda Arosemena de Troitiño was in charge of cutting the ribbon. Magistrate Arosemena is the President of the Board of Directors of the Inter American Human Rights Commission.

“This space will be used for the different meetings of the Board of Directors, because that is the beginning of all of the achievements that this association has had over time.”

Hon. Ruby del Carmen Ibarra

Read the original article in Spanish here.