Resources

Bangkok Rules

Rules for the treatment of female offenders. Known as the “Bangkok Rules.” These cover all aspects of female incarceration (specifically page 19). Also, the Quakers have done a great deal of work in this area and one of their publications can be found at: http://www.quaker.org.uk/files/Women-in-Prison-A-Briefing-for-Friends.pdf.
The United Nations Handbook for prison managers and policymakers on Women and Imprisonment is located at: http://www.unodc.org/documents/justice-and-prison-reform/women-and-imprisonment.pdf.



UNODC releases its 2010 Annual Report. The Report covers the full range of UNODC’s work around the world: promoting drug treatment and alternative development; improving criminal justice; strengthening integrity; and reducing vulnerability to crime. Read More


The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)  launched a report on The Globalization of Crime: A Transnational Organized Crime Threat Assessment in New York on 17 June 2010.

This threat assessment of transnational organized crime looks at major trafficking flows, including drugs (cocaine and heroin), firearms, people trafficked for sex or forced labour, natural resources, counterfeit products as well as maritime piracy and cyber-crime. The Report features a number of high-impact maps and charts that illustrate illicit flows and their markets.


Ending Violence Against Women: From Words to Action Study of the Secretary General (2006). Now available for download as a pdf file.


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