Posts Tagged ‘women judges’

IAWJ’s 15th International Biennial Conference: “Celebrating Diversity”

Hosted by the New Zealand Association of Women Judges (NZAWJ) Auckland, Aotearoa, New Zealand  |  May 7-9, 2021 (NZ time)   Register Here If you are from New Zealand, please register here.   The IAWJ Biennial Conference, which was postponed because of COVID-19, will now take place from May 7-9, 2021. As the New Zealand borders will likely remain closed for the whole
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IAWJ’s 15th International Biennial Conference: “Celebrating Diversity”

“The Importance of the IAWJ & Access to Justice Services for Gender and Sexual Diversity of the Supreme Court of Justice of Mendoza, Argentina” by the Hon. Stella Spezia

1. At present, the humanity of the planet is immersed in a pandemic whose origins are not fully known and faces us with new challenges depending on geographical locations, resources and particular situations of each continent and specific place in which we live. The problem is the same for the whole world, but its scope, effects and actions to solve it vary according
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Official Statement from the Chinese Taipei Chapter of the IAWJ on the Recent Killings of Women Judges in Afghanistan

Echoing the IAWJ Statement on the Killings of Women Judges in Afghanistan on February 20, our association is immediately responding with a statement in English and Chinese and on the official website. The statement avows its condemnation of these attacks or any form of violence upon judicial personnel and calls upon the statement issued by the IAWJ to be respected and supported. We
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Official Statement from the Chinese Taipei Chapter of the IAWJ on the Recent Killings of Women Judges in Afghanistan

CSW Side Event – Women Delivering Justice: Achieving Gender Parity in the Justice Sector

    Watch video recording   Despite incremental country progress in achieving gender parity in the justice sector, women continue to encounter overall social, economic and institutional challenges to their full and effective participation as justice agents. Challenges range from gender stereotypes to sexual harassment, time poverty, limited opportunities to career advancement and obstacles to access leadership positions. In some cases, barriers have
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CSW Side Event – Women Delivering Justice: Achieving Gender Parity in the Justice Sector

Official Statement on the Killings of Women Judges in Afghanistan

Last month, two women judges were assassinated in Kabul as they were on their way to their posts in the Supreme Court. The perpetrators of these violent killings have not been identified or charged. These two judges were among approximately 250 women judges in Afghanistan. Many fear for their safety, others have been harmed. The Supreme Court of Afghanistan has been advised by
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Official Statement on the Killings of Women Judges in Afghanistan

Chief Justice Gita Mittal Retires from the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir

“Glass ceilings are broken when you uplift others behind you.” Longtime active IAWJ member, Chief Justice Gita Mittal of India retired from the bench as of December 8, 2020. Over the years, many IAWJ members came to know Justice Mittal as someone who was not only an intelligent, brave and insightful jurist, but also one who worked unceasingly to promote equal justice and
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Chief Justice Gita Mittal Retires from the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir

“The Role of Judges and Women Judges in Building a Safer and More Equitable World” by the Hon. Josefa Izaga Pellegrin

In today’s society, we have an imperative, urgent and necessary duty which consists of knowing how to interpret any type of crisis as a challenge and to adopt a new, more humanitarian perspective for a better future, where peace prevails and a better quality of life for all humanity is achieved – for adults, children, adolescents and the new generations that are to
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Recent News from the Chinese Taipei Chapter of the IAWJ

Review of 2020 and Tribute to Justice Ginsberg 2020 has been a year full of challenge and vitality for the IAWJ and its members.  While the members were disappointed at the postponement of the 2020 Biennial International Conference due to COVID-19, the IAWJ initiated a series of webinar regarding contingent courthouse operations during the pandemic and the impact on increased domestic violence. These
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Recent News from the Chinese Taipei Chapter of the IAWJ