We have a range of practical resources to help you put the UN Bangkok Rules into practice.
The Guidance Document and Index of Implementation are designed to assist stakeholders to work towards implementation of these Rules, other international standards and best practices. English, Russian, Arabic (due shortly).
A short illustrated guide to the Rules and what they say. English, Arabic.
Examines the specific challenges faced by girls in contact with the criminal justice system. A joint publication with the Inter-agency Panel on Juvenile Justice (IPJJ). (English only)
Combines analysis of the Rules, interactive assessments and application of the Rules to real life situations, with a certificate issued on completion. Developed with Human Rights Education Associates.
Register for the English course. English. Arabic and Russian editions will be available in 2014.
Support for bodies monitoring places of detention to incorporate a gender perspective into their work and address violence against women and girls. A joint publication with the Association for the Prevention of Torture (APT). Multiple languages available.
Outlines the ways in which women and girls face discrimination in criminal justice systems and how their gender specific needs can be addressed. English only.
Quarterly e-bulletin on women in the criminal justice system
A round-up of news and developments from PRI and others around the world on women in the criminal justice system, and the implementation of the UN Bangkok Rules. We feature guest blogs, share new resources and developments. Sign up online or read previous e-bulletins here.
The results of surveys with women prisoners in seven countries in four regions, these reports contribute to the very limited evidence base on the background and characteristics of women offenders and are designed to support the development of effective law, policy and practice to support the gender-sensitive treatment of women prisoners. Multiple languages.