25th Session of the UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

Good practice on women offenders

Monday 23 May, 1.10 – 2.00pm, Conference Room M6

This side-event will focus on the treatment of women offenders and women prisoners in different regions and reflect on the importance of the UN Bangkok Rules. The expert panel will share good practices on the implementation of the UN Bangkok Rules, through gender-sensitive approaches.

Opening remarks - Dr. Kittipong Kittayarak Executive Director, Thailand Institute of Justice.

Research and implementation of gender-specific community service and probation orders in Kenya - Andrea Huber, Penal Reform International.

Responses to cases where women kill their abusers - Verity Doyle, Linklaters LLP, London.

Gender-specific drug policy reform in Argentina - Luciana Pol, Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales (member of the International Drug Policy Consortium)


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