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Brazilian Federal Supreme Court receives another edition of the "Jornada Maria da Penha" Conference, promoted by the National Council of Justice

The purpose of the conference is to evaluate the compliance with Law 11,340/2005 and with international instruments dealing with Women's Human Rights. The meeting will take place on August 9th and 10th, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., in the Second Chamber's Sessions Room. The head of the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court (STF) and the National Council of Justice (CNJ), Chief Justice Carmen Lúcia, will speak on the opening ceremony.

The conference will focus on feminicide and the need for training and operational integration of the Judiciary, the Public Prosecutor's Office, the Public Defender's Office and the public security organs. Panels, workshops and projects will be presented during the two-day event to demonstrate the importance, impact, and need for capacity building of each criminal justice system actor for the implementation of national guidelines for feminicide investigation, prosecution and judgement.

At the end of the meeting, participants will draw up a letter of intent with proposals of actions to support the implementation of the National Judicial Policy to Fight Domestic Violence against Women and to ensure the implementation of the national guidelines on feminicide.

Access more information and the complete schedule of the "XII Jornada Maria da Penha", available on the CNJ's website.

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