Women In Prison

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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.”

For the full article click here.

To download the paper click here.