Died Carmen Argibay advocate gender issues in Argentina

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In the last military dictatorship was imprisoned for nine months in jail without charge, trial or process. (Photo Archive)

Judge Supreme Court of Argentina, María Carmen Argibay, died Saturday in the city of Buenos Aires (capital) at age 74 after suffering a cardiac arrest.
He graduated as a lawyer at the Law Faculty of the University of Buenos Aires on June 11, 1964. By then I was working in the judiciary.
He went through various courts until in 1973 he was promoted to the position of secretary of Superintendence of the National Chamber of Appeals in Criminal and Correctional Federal Capital. She was the first woman in that position in the House.
In the last military dictatorship was imprisoned for nine months in jail without charge, trial or process. She was released in December 1976.
In 1984, he was appointed a judge. He was in charge of the Federal Court of 1a. Instance Criminal Sentencing Letter ‘Q’ of Federal Capital until he was promoted to judge of the Court of Appeals in Criminal and Correctional Matters of the Federal Capital in December 1988.
It was recognized as a fierce advocate of gender issues and human rights. She was a founder member of the International Association of Women Judges, founder of the Association of Women Judges of Argentina, a member of associations of criminal law and of national and international social defense.
Néstor Kirchner was proposed as a member of the Supreme Court of Justice, on December 30, 2003. Was the first woman elected to the Supreme Court.
The May 1 entered the Argentine Institute of Diagnosis and Treatment (IADT) performed studies to various respiratory, cardiac and intestinal disorders.