International Federation of Women in Legal Careers (IFWLC)

Fédération internationale des femmes des carrières juridiques - magistrats, avocats, avoués, notaires, professeurs de droit ou exerçant une autre carrière juridique (FIFCJ)
Federación Internacional de Mujeres Juristas

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History

3 Nov 1929, Paris (France), after a preliminary meeting, 12 July 1928, Paris. Formerly: International Federation of Women Magistrates, Barristers and Members of other Branches of the Legal Profession -- Fédération internationale des femmes magistrats et avocats ou qui exercent une autre carrière juridique.

Aims

Fight for eradication of all forms of discrimination against women and promote their human rights; promote and divulge knowledge of the above mentioned fundamental principles; encourage and help members in their activities with parliaments, governments or any other competent authority, as well as public opinion in order to get the above mentioned principles embodied in national legislation and applied at a practical level in the judicial system and in social administration; assemble information about the juridical, social and economical status of women worldwide and study all laws affecting that status; promote establishment of bonds of friendship and unity between members as well as with other international women's organizations and international jurists associations; contribute to promotion of peace in the world, as an indispensable support to obtain an equal and conscientious progress of humanity.

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Activities

Commissions (3): International Criminal Law; Environmental Issues; Migrant Issues.

Structure

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Languages

English, French, Portuguese, Spanish.

Staff

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Financing

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Consultative Status

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (Special); United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) (Consultative Status); International Labour Organization (ILO) (Special List); Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) (Liaison Status); United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 4 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 52 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

B2041

Last News Received

2018
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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