In Oslo at the Europris conference our chair Annet Bakker met Mr. M.J.M. (Maartje) Krabbe of the Radbout University Nijmegen – Holland, who had carried out research on women in prison and in particular the Bangkok rules.
Please read a snippet from the abstract below:
“Women are a rapidly growing minority in prisons. Prison systems, however, have always been determined by the behaviour of men. The 2010 UN Bangkok Rules form a body of rules that is specially aimed at the needs of women in prison. Being the first international instrument on this subject, the Bangkok Rules can be considered a milestone.”
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