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Conference "Gender Perspective in Sentencing" in the Judicial Branch of Panama

Panama, March 5, 2020. Dr. Monica Traballini, Chamber Judge in Criminal and Correctional matters of the Judicial Branch of Argentina, gave the master lecture "Gender perspective in sentencing", before officials of the Judicial Branch of Panama, on March 4.

The opening words of this event were given by Angela Russo de Cedeño, vice president of the Supreme Court of Justice and coordinator of the Access to Justice and Gender Unit of the Judicial Branch.

Traballini, an expert invited by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime for Central America and the Caribbean (UNODC ROPAN), explained that "the gender perspective is the recognition of the parity of roles between men and women.

Within his intervention he added that "sex is the biological condition of the human being, gender is the characteristics, roles, expectations, obligations, positions by virtue of the biological condition".

"Why judge from a gender perspective", the expert asked herself, who also responded: "Because it is simply the application in a context of international instruments, which establish the right to equality".

Mónica Traballini is a specialist in criminal law; a member of the Second Nomination Criminal and Correctional Chamber of the city of Córdoba and a university lecturer in criminal law and economic criminal law, among other subjects.

She is also the author of the book "Femicide and the cross-cutting nature of violence against women", among other publications.