Welcome to Issue 13 of JURIST News. We have been quite busy over the June – September period and we are excited to share some highlights of what we have been doing to promote judicial reform in the region.
In this issue, there are some insights from speakers at the opening ceremony of the Gender Sensitive Adjudication Training for Judicial Officers in Barbados where a call was made for everyone to do some introspection on their own biases.
The Project takes this opportunity to congratulate the Supreme Court of Judicature of Guyana on the opening of its third sexual offences court in Essequibo. These courts have been quite successful and has seen a significant increase in the number of sexual offences cases being tried in that country.JURIST_NEWS_-_Issue_13