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Women in detention: a guide to gender-sensitive monitoring

2013 - Penal Reform International (PRI), Association for the Prevention of Torture (APT)
The document entitled "Women in detention: a guide to gender-sensitive monitoring" was published by Penal Reform International (PRI) and the Association for the Prevention of Torture (APT) in 2013. It is part of PRI/APT's Detention Monitoring Tool.

This resource is designed to help bodies monitoring places of detention incorporate a gender perspective into their work and to address the problem of violence against women and girls in detention. This guide introduces the UN Bangkok Rules and other relevant sources of international law to bodies monitoring places of detention, including National Preventive Mechanisms, and provides guidance on assessing risk factors and making recommendations to improve the protection of women against torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.

Available in English, Spanish, Russian and Georgian, 22 pages.

Source of document : NGO
Type of document : tools, handbooks & training manuals


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